Robert Lewandowski Has Made a Shocking Decision on His Future With Bayern Munich, According to Reports

Published 04/03/2022, 4:24 PM EDT
Soccer Football – The Ballon d’Or Awards – Theatre du Chatelet, Paris, France – November 29, 2021 Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski with the Striker of the Year Trophy REUTERS/Benoit Tessier

Robert Lewandowski has been one of the best strikers in the past few seasons. His goal-scoring exploits for Bayern Munich brought him as close to winning a Ballon d’Or as anyone could have gotten, but he did not win one.

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The competition was canceled in 2020, the year Lewa won the UEFA Champions League. However, his numbers didn’t drop next season, and yet, Lionel Messi won the prestigious award with his performances for FC Barcelona. The Argentine did leave the club last season, and Barca is looking for their next talisman, and they might have found one.

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Robert Lewandowski wants to come to FC Barcelona

According to a few reports from Sport ES, Lewandowski has reportedly told the club that he wants to join them next season. The Catalan club has been in the market for a striker for the past few months, and despite Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s wonderful performances, needs another center-forward.

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They did try to approach Borussia Dortmund star Erling Haaland, but any deal would be crippling the finances of the club. Moreover, the Norwegian superstar could choose to go to some other clubs for more money. As a result, the prospect of signing Lewandowski seems perfect.

The 33-year-old Pole will fit Xavi’s team perfectly. More importantly, the rest of the team will have a genuine superstar to look up to after the departure of Lionel Messi. Lewa is still at the top of his game and can play for at least two to three more years at the highest level.

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Barca’s prospects with Lewandowski and Xavi

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Xavi has got this young team up and running. Players like Ansu Fati, Ronald Araujo, Pedri, and Gavi are the pillars on which generations of club success can be formed. They are still very young and will mature more as time goes on.

The addition of Robert Lewandowski will give the team a much-needed focal point, and that can help them to compete for the UEFA Champions League crown next season.

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Aniket Awasthi

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Aniket Awasthi is a soccer author at EssentiallySports. This STEM undergraduate combines an insatiable urge to write with his admiration for soccer to enhance his journalism. He lists charismatic names like Cristiano Ronaldo and Marcus Rashford as his favorite players, but he is a great admirer of Karim Benzema too.

Edited By: Niranjan Deodhar

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