Barça boss "very flattered" by Lewy's change request - Bayern star meets Xavi on Ibiza
Created: 07/03/2022, 11:45 am
By: Patrick Huljina
Robert Lewandowski wants to join FC Barcelona.
He is said to have already deposited his wish with coach Xavi.
Barça boss Laporta feels "very flattered".
Barcelona/Munich - It is THE exchange theater of the transfer summer so far.
Robert Lewandowski wants to leave Bayern Munich.
The Pole has already made that clear several times.
His dream destination: FC Barcelona.
The Catalans are also keen to sign the world player.
Actually good conditions for a transfer - if it weren't for the clear "Basta" of the Bayern bosses and the financially tense situation of the 26-time Spanish champions.
Lewandowski wish to move to Barcelona: "We're very flattered"
So far, all offers from Barcelona for Lewandowski at FC Bayern have been rolled off.
There are said to have been three offers in total.
In Munich, however, they either refused or didn't even answer the phone.
On Friday (July 1), Barça President Joan Laporta set a pain limit for Lewandowski's transfer fee for the first time.
It should be around 40 million euros.
This was reported by Spanish sports media such as
On Saturday (July 2), the Barça boss was pleased with Lewandowski's desire to move to FC Barcelona.
"We know that he has publicly stated that he wants to come to Barça and we are very flattered," the 60-year-old told Spanish media on Saturday in the Costa Brava town of S'Agaró.
Is he drawn to FC Barcelona?
Bayern star Robert Lewandowski.
(Montage) © IMAGO/Alexander Pohl
Barça boss Laporta remains cautious about Lewandowski: "He's a Bayern player"
However, he was more cautious about whether a change in Bayern's top scorer would be possible this year.
This was reported by the Spanish sports newspaper
"Everyone knows he (Lewandowski) is a great player, but I'd rather keep things quiet because he's a Bayern player," Laporta said.
"We have every respect for Bayern Munich, one of the best clubs in the world.
We respect each other between clubs," said the Barça boss.
The Causa Lewandowski remains exciting.
However, two other newcomers to FC Barcelona have been clarified.
Laporta has confirmed the signings of AC Milan's Franck Kessié and Chelsea centre-back Andreas Christensen.
Both come free of charge.
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Meeting between Xavi and Lewandowski: Pole is said to have submitted a change request to the Barça coach
They will play under Barcelona manager Xavi next season.
He is said to have already met Robert Lewandowski in person in Ibiza.
As the Spanish
now reports, the meeting is said to have been a friendly conversation.
Xavi and Lewy are said to have talked about the families and the Ibiza vacation.
But it was also about sports.
"I really want to train with you," quoted the newspaper Lewandowski.
The Pole is said to have once again submitted his change request to the Barça coach as a farewell.
Should the "Basta" of the Bayern bosses crumble, the record champions are planning a kind of offensive revolution.
If Uli Hoeneß has his way, Lewandowski will stay in Munich for the time being.
One player who has already left FC Bayern is Niklas Süle.
The new Dortmunder sent a declaration of war in the direction of Munich.