FCB bosses stay tough!
Bayern also apparently rejects the third Barcelona offer for Lewandowski
Created: 07/01/2022 05:39
By: Antonio Jose Riether
FC Bayern also reportedly rejected the third offer for Robert Lewandowski.
Now the clammy Catalans have to step up again.
Munich – The transfer poker around Robert Lewandowski goes into the next round.
The FC Bayern striker has been making it clear for several weeks that he wants to move to FC Barcelona, but Bayern Munich insist on sticking to the contract with the Pole, which is tied to the club until the summer of 2023.
Shortly after Uli Hoeneß said on the sidelines of a congress that the Catalans could "save another offer", Bayern actually seem to reject the next offer.
Born: August 21, 1988 in Warsaw, Poland
Contract with FC Bayern until: June 30, 2023
Competitive games for FC Bayern: 375 (344 goals)
Internationals for Poland: 132 (76 goals)
Bayern apparently reject next Barcelona offer - Lewandowski meets with Xavi
The first and second offer for Lewandowski was decidedly too low for those responsible for the German record champions.
Barcelona then offered a base amount of 40 million euros for the top scorer, with bonus payments of up to five million euros planned.
But the Bavarians apparently left the bid cold, as Bild reported on Thursday afternoon without specifying other sources.
The "Basta" power word from Oliver Kahn, who strictly rejected the transfer this summer, continues to exist.
The third offer for Robert Lewandowski was also reportedly turned down.
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Lewandowski, who has often been defiant since the end of the season and publicly claimed that his chapter at Bayern is already over, must continue to hope for the negotiating skills of the decision-makers at FC Barcelona.
It was only this week that meaningful pictures appeared, which should prove a meeting of the 33-year-old in Ibiza with Xavi, the Catalans' coach.
FC Bayern is demanding a higher fee for Lewandowski – the search for a successor is still ongoing
The outcome of the Transfer Theater is not yet foreseeable.
Bayern will probably only be able to give up Lewandowski if they have found a suitable replacement.
Recently, however, the decision was made not to sign Stuttgart's Sasa Kalajdzic, while a Ligue 1 striker is said to be the new transfer target for Salihamidzic and Co.
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In addition to the successor, the transfer fee must also be right, the last 40 million euros offered were probably far too little.
The Bavarians are only willing to talk from an amount of 50 million euros, so the economically ailing Spanish first division club still has to top up.
The coming weeks will show whether this is even possible in view of the high debt burden.