‘The state of affairs hasn’t modified’: Bayern Munich chief Oliver Kahn expects Robert Lewandowski to see out the ultimate 12 months of his contract there regardless of striker’s eagerness to seal £43m change to Barcelona
- Robert Lewandowski desires to depart Bayern Munich with Barcelona
- Nou Camp membership are getting ready a proposal of over £40m for the prolific Polish striker
- But Bayern’s hierarchy are adamant Lewandowski will see out his contract
- 33-year-old’s present deal on the Allianz Arena nonetheless has a season left to run
The Poland worldwide, 33, is eager on a transfer to Barcelona, who’re within the strategy of placing collectively a deal for him.
But Kahn is adamant that Lewandowski will see out the ultimate 12 months of his contract with the German champions.
Robert Lewandowski is set to push by means of a transfer away from Bayern Munich
But Bayern chief govt Oliver Kahn is adamant Lewandowski will stay for one more season
Speaking on the unveiling of Sadio Mane, who has joined them from Liverpool, he stated: ‘Lewandowski has a contract till 2023 and we anticipate to see him on the primary day of pre-season.
‘The state of affairs hasn’t modified. Robert has a contract with us for one more 12 months and we’re pleased when he joins us for the primary day of coaching.’
It means that regardless of the outlay of £35million on Mane, Bayern don’t intend the Senegal ahead to be a substitute for Lewandowski.
The prolific Pole scored 50 objectives in 46 matches throughout all competitions for Bayern final season, taking his whole over eight seasons with the membership to 344 objectives in 375 video games.
Kahn introduces new signing Sadio Mane on Wednesday after a £35m transfer from Liverpool
Lewandowski celebrates scoring for Poland of their latest Nations League game with Belgium
He received his eighth Bundesliga title – to add to the 2 beforehand received with Borussia Dortmund – however is set to tackle a brand new problem.
Kahn’s powerful phrases echoed these of Bayern’s sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic final week.
‘Our place is evident: Robert has a contract till the summer season of 2023,’ he stated.
When requested concerning the experiences suggesting Barcelona are prepared to make a £43m provide for Lewandowski, he added: ‘I’m not desirous about that. I’m anticipating to see Robert in coaching at Sabener Strasse on July 12.’
He loved one other prolific season with Bayern, scoring a half-century of objectives
Lewandowski’s time on the Allianz Arena reportedly turned bitter final season and he did not see eye-to-eye with coach Julian Nagelsmann, who tried to instruct him the place to stand for crosses.
The Poland captain has already declared that his ‘story is over’ in Munich and that ‘one thing died inside me’.
Barcelona, whose monetary issues are nicely documented, freed up the money to signal Lewandowski after members voted to dump a portion of their merchandising arm and future tv revenues final week.
President Joan Laporta stated the offers might increase between £512m and £598m.