After weeks of rumors, FC Bayern and FC Barcelona have verbally agreed to the trade of Robert Lewandowski. Barcelona securing good players for next season. The Barcelona team could look scary after the signing of this world-class striker.
“It’s good for both sides that we have clarity. Robert has earned our appreciation, he has won everything with us. We are incredibly grateful to him,” in an interview with Bayerischer Rundfunk on Saturday during the Allianz FC Bayern Team Presentation, club president Herbert Hainer said.
Making the news popular, Fabrizo Romano shared as usual on his social media accounts that Lewandowski is joining Barcelona
Oliver Kahn, the CEO, stated: “We have agreed to release Robert Lewandowski. We have a verbal agreement with FC Barcelona, the contract is still pending. We know very well what we have to thank Robert for, but great players have also left FC Bayern in the past, and even after that, Bayern’s world did not fall apart. On the contrary, it often continued with even more success.”
Board member for sport Hasan Salihamidžić also added: “Robert Lewandowski has done great things for FC Bayern. We spoke at length with our colleagues from Barcelona and clarified the details. He said farewell this morning. After our trip to the USA, he’ll come back one more time and we’ll have a coffee together. We wish him every success at his new club.”
Already the club has also confirmed the signing of Raphinha and others.
As reported by Fabrizo, Bayern receives €45m plus €5m add ons, Salary around €9m net per season and Robert’s contract to be signed on Sunday.
Below is the statement of confirmation of his move
Agreement in principle for the transfer of Robert Lewandowski
The deal between the blaugranes and Bayern Munich is dependent on the player passing a medical and contracts being signed
FC Barcelona and Bayern Munich have reached an agreement in principle for the transfer of Robert Lewandowski, dependent on the player passing a medical and contracts being signed.
The striker was born a goalscorer
Robert was born on 21 August in the Polish capital of Warsaw. Starting his career at Legia Warsaw, his professional career began in the youth teams at 2006 at Znicz Pruszków where he was top scorer on two separate occasions.
A move followed to Polish first division side Lech Poznan where he was top scorer in the league in 2009/10. The summer of 2010 brought a move to Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund where he won the German league title twice and collected a runners-up medal when Jurgen Klopp’s side lost in the final of the Champions League against Bayern Munich.
The ‘Best’ and more
His next move was to none other than Bayern Munich where he becoming a vital part of the all-conquering Bavarian side. In 2020 with Bayern the Polish striker won all there is to win; the Bundesliga title, the German cup and Super Cup and the Champions League in which he was top scorer with 15 goals.
The striker’s consistent goalscoring led him to be named as ‘The Best’ on two occasions, picking up the award in 2020 and 2021.
Pure talent and goals for the Barça forward line
The striker from Poland stands out for his goalscoring abilities. Inside the box he has all the tools to make him a difficult striker to read as he can find the net with his head and both feet with equal precision.
His technical qualities also mean that he can link up well outside the box also. He will bring goals, experience and know-how to the Barça attack.