Bayern Munich clear star striker Robert Lewandowski’s transfer to Barcelona

By AFP

BERLIN: Bayern Munich confirmed on Saturday they’ve agreed a cope with Barcelona for the sale of Poland star Robert Lewandowski to the Spanish membership.

“We have now a verbal settlement from Barcelona. It’s good for either side that now we have readability,” Bayern president Herbert Hainer stated on the membership’s Twitter account.

“Robert is a really deserving participant, he has received the whole lot with us. We’re extremely grateful to him.”

Bayern didn’t give particulars however Spanish and German media reported the two-time FIFA males’s participant of the yr had agreed a four-year deal price 50 million euros ($50.4m), together with 5 million in potential add-ons.

Later, the Catalans confirmed the transfer for the 2020 Champions League winner.

“Barcelona and Bayern Munich have reached an settlement in precept for the switch of Robert Lewandowski, depending on the participant passing a medical and contracts being signed,” they stated in a press release.

Ahead Lewandowski advised German tv he could be becoming a member of the Barcelona squad on their tour of the USA from July 18-31.

Media reported he would bear his medical in Miami.

The settlement between the 2 groups closes the standoff with the 33-year-old who stated on the finish of Might “it’s sure that my story with Bayern has come to an finish.”

Bayern had solely provided Lewandowski a one-year extension to his contract, which expires in the summertime of 2023.

He was additionally sad with the wage provided and had clashed with the Bavarian membership’s coach Julian Nagelsmann over tactical selections.

Abysmal debt

Though he resumed coaching with Bayern a couple of days in the past, Lewandowski arrived late every time, besides this Saturday, when he took the chance to bid farewell to his teammates.

The official presentation of the Bayern squad then befell at 1500 native time (1300GMT) with out him.

Together with his imminent arrival, Barcelona proceed to strengthen with the ambition of returning to the forefront of the European scene.

He’s the membership’s fourth summer time switch after Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie from AC Milan and Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen on a free switch, and Brazil winger Raphinha, recruited for 70 million euro from Leeds.

It makes for a really beneficiant switch window for a membership who suffered from an abysmal debt, exceeding one billion euros, a couple of months in the past.

Double European high scorer, Lewandowski, who turns 34 subsequent month, can carry expertise to oversee a really younger group, carried by Ansu Fati, Pedri, Gavi and Ferran Torres.

Lewandowski joined Bayern in 2014, scoring 344 objectives in 375 aggressive matches and broke the Bundesliga single-season scoring report.

He received the Bundesliga in every of his eight seasons with the membership in addition to the Champions League, the Membership World Cup and three German Cups.

Final season, “Lewy” scored 42 objectives in 50 matches in all competitions, together with 35 objectives in 34 league matches and 13 objectives in 10 Champions League video games.

The striker’s official presentation as a Barcelona participant will not be anticipated to happen till they return to Catalonia in early August.

“We have now a verbal settlement from Barcelona. It’s good for either side that now we have readability,” Bayern president Herbert Hainer stated on the membership’s Twitter account.

“Robert is a really deserving participant, he has received the whole lot with us. We’re extremely grateful to him.”

Bayern didn’t give particulars however Spanish and German media reported the two-time FIFA males’s participant of the yr had agreed a four-year deal price 50 million euros ($50.4m), together with 5 million in potential add-ons.

Later, the Catalans confirmed the transfer for the 2020 Champions League winner.

“Barcelona and Bayern Munich have reached an settlement in precept for the switch of Robert Lewandowski, depending on the participant passing a medical and contracts being signed,” they stated in a press release.

Ahead Lewandowski advised German tv he could be becoming a member of the Barcelona squad on their tour of the USA from July 18-31.

Media reported he would bear his medical in Miami.

The settlement between the 2 groups closes the standoff with the 33-year-old who stated on the finish of Might “it’s sure that my story with Bayern has come to an finish.”

Bayern had solely provided Lewandowski a one-year extension to his contract, which expires in the summertime of 2023.

He was additionally sad with the wage provided and had clashed with the Bavarian membership’s coach Julian Nagelsmann over tactical selections.

Abysmal debt

Though he resumed coaching with Bayern a couple of days in the past, Lewandowski arrived late every time, besides this Saturday, when he took the chance to bid farewell to his teammates.

The official presentation of the Bayern squad then befell at 1500 native time (1300GMT) with out him.

Together with his imminent arrival, Barcelona proceed to strengthen with the ambition of returning to the forefront of the European scene.

He’s the membership’s fourth summer time switch after Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie from AC Milan and Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen on a free switch, and Brazil winger Raphinha, recruited for 70 million euro from Leeds.

It makes for a really beneficiant switch window for a membership who suffered from an abysmal debt, exceeding one billion euros, a couple of months in the past.

Double European high scorer, Lewandowski, who turns 34 subsequent month, can carry expertise to oversee a really younger group, carried by Ansu Fati, Pedri, Gavi and Ferran Torres.

Lewandowski joined Bayern in 2014, scoring 344 objectives in 375 aggressive matches and broke the Bundesliga single-season scoring report.

He received the Bundesliga in every of his eight seasons with the membership in addition to the Champions League, the Membership World Cup and three German Cups.

Final season, “Lewy” scored 42 objectives in 50 matches in all competitions, together with 35 objectives in 34 league matches and 13 objectives in 10 Champions League video games.

The striker’s official presentation as a Barcelona participant will not be anticipated to happen till they return to Catalonia in early August.

Keep related with us on social media platform for immediate replace click on right here to hitch our  Twitter, & Fb