Press reports revealed that the Polish star Robert Lewandowski, the Bayern Munich striker, informed his club management of his desire to leave the team and play for Barcelona, where he chose to play under the leadership of Xavi Hernandez in the new season.
According to the Polish TVP Sport channel, Lewandowski, 34, whose contract with the Bavarian club expires in the summer of 2023, told Bayern Munich officials his desire to join the Catalan club, terminated his agreement with Barca and informed Oliver Kahn, CEO of the Bavarian club, of his decision.
The same channel indicated that Lewandowski received offers from Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester City and Liverpool, but he chose to move to Barcelona with a 3-year contract.
Barcelona contracted with the attacking trio Ferran Torres, Pierre Aubameyang and Adama Traore in the January transfer period, and Barca officials aim to support the attack with a new super deal in the summer Mercato period.
Lewandowski is considered one of the best players in the history of Bayern Munich, as he contributed to the Bavarian victory in many local titles, and Lewandowski has played for Bayern Munich since the summer of 2014 and has a contract that extends until June 30, 2023.