Lewandowski, at the end of the match against Wolfsburg. RONNY HARTMANN (AFP)
The Lewandowski era at Bayern is over.
At least that is what the Polish striker wants, the
of this Bundesliga –35 goals in 34 games;
in addition to 13 goals in 10 Champions League games – and of the previous four, also top scorer in 2014 and 2016. “I will not sign a new contract.
We have to find the best solution for both parties.
I told the club that if an offer comes, then we will have to think about it, ”Robert Lewandowski, 33, resolved for
Sky Germany .
after the duel between the Bavarians and Wolsfurgo, the Munich team already champion a few days ago.
“It is very possible that this was my last game with Bayern.
I can't say 100%, but it's possible.
We want to find the best solution for me and for the club”, said the player, who at the end of the match took a photo with all his teammates in the locker room to thank everyone while showing the trophy as top scorer.
A slap of reality for the Allianz Arena, now required to find a striker who scores goals out of habit, denied by Erling Haaland because he put Manchester City ahead.
The news was already advanced a few hours before the meeting by Bayern's sports director, Hasan Salihamidzic.
I spoke with
During the conversation he informed me that he did not want to accept our offer to extend the contract and that he would like to leave the club, ”he explained to Sky;
He “said that he would like to try something new, but our position has not changed.
He has a contract until June 30, 2023. That is a fact.”
A disappointment between the striker and the club, who first tempted Haaland and then backed down to renew the Pole.
Gesture that displeased Lewandowski and that led to his desire to finish his career in another great club outside of Germany, either in the Premier or in the League because the years do not weigh on him as he explains each day with his definitions, adorning his resume with 526 goals and 143 assists in 707 games for Bayern.
Lewandowski says goodbye to Bayern. Lwandowski's official Twitter
"It would be a huge loss," lamented manager Julian Nagelsmann, reluctant to lose him early.
"The fact that he is not going to extend his contract is an incentive for us to look for a new striker at some point next season so that he can replace him for the following season," he added.
But the club will want to cash in on the sale of him – it is speculated that they will not sell him for less than 40 million – and there will surely be plenty of suitors for the striker, also focused on the next World Cup.
One of them is Barcelona, which knows that it makes him tick, but at the moment cannot afford the purchase due to the salary limit.
Be that as it may, Lewandowski is on Bayern's exit catwalk and confirms the scoring effect of this summer, since Haaland left, the Pole will and it remains to be seen what happens to Salah (Liverpool), among others.
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