Robert Lewandowski unveiled to Barcelona fans following £42.5m move with Memphis Depay’s No.9 shirt

Robert Lewandowski is unveiled as Barcelona’s new No 9 – casting additional doubt over Memphis Depay’s future after he was pressured handy over his squad quantity – as 1000’s of followers flock to the Nou Camp to greet the brand new £42.5m star

Thousands of Barcelona followers turned out to see their new star striker on Friday as Robert Lewandowski was formally launched.

Fans flocked to the Nou Camp to welcome the Pole to Catalonia and Lewandowski surprisingly donned the quantity 9 shirt.

He’s worn quantity 12 in his three pre-season appearances. However, he was offered to the followers with the quantity 9 which implies both Depay was joyful handy it over, or his future with the membership is now unsure.

Robert Lewandowski is Barcelona's new number nine taking the shirt from Memphis Depay

Robert Lewandowski is Barcelona’s new quantity 9 taking the shirt from Memphis Depay

Depay, 28, is on the radar of a host of clubs like Spurs, Newcastle and Juventus and could go

Depay, 28, is on the radar of a number of golf equipment like Spurs, Newcastle and Juventus and will go


Like each Barcelona participant, Depay has been linked with a transfer away from the membership this summer season with Tottenham and Newcastle rumoured suitors.

But Lewandowski made an prompt impression on his new adoring followers.

“Good Morning Culers,” Lewandowski started in Catalan, which went down properly with the group.

“I am very happy to be here, thank you!” he continued.


The ahead, who scored 238 Bundesliga objectives in 253 video games for Bayern, then dazzled the followers with some fancy kick-ups. He did a considerably higher job than Ousmane Dembele and Martin Braithwaite earlier than him.

Lewandowski, 33, signed a four-year contract with a launch clause set at €500 million after departing Bayern Munich for £42.5 million.

He had 12 months remaining on his take care of the German giants however insisted he wished a brand new problem.

Barcelona spent £42.5million to bring Lewandowski to the club and they've continue to spend

Barcelona spent £42.5million to carry Lewandowski to the membership they usually’ve proceed to spend

Lewandowski has explained that he left Bayern Munich because he wanted a new challenge

Lewandowski has defined that he left Bayern Munich as a result of he wished a brand new problem

Lewandowski is a part of a new look front line that features former Leeds man Ralphina too

Lewandowski is part of a brand new look entrance line that options former Leeds man Ralphina too

Quite a lot of issues have been stated about former Bayern Munich star and present FC Barcelona striker Robert Lewandowski since his transfer and the Poland worldwide wished to clear the air.

“I heard that Barcelona wanted to sign me, and that was a sign that maybe now is the perfect timing to go to Barcelona, go to LaLiga. I know that I can still play for a few years on the top high level and that’s why I decided to go to Barcelona. I’m very happy to be part of this team,” Lewandowski remarked.

Barcelona have renovated their group this summer season regardless of very public monetary struggles. The Spanish giants offered off varied property, together with a few of their TV offers, to fund their summer season splurge and president Joan Laporta has instructed it won’t be over.

Chelsea’s Marcos Alonso and Manchester City’s Bernardo Silva stay targets.