Barcelona ‘submit first Robert Lewandowski transfer bid’ and Bayern Munich respond
We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. Barcelona have submitted a first official transfer bid for Robert Lewandowski, according to reports. Dembele to Chelsea transfer could spell the end for three players Lewandowski is keen to leave Bayern Munich for a new challenge elsewhere, having been at the club ever since the summer transfer window of 2014.
And while Arsenal and Chelsea are admirers of the Poland international, it’s Barcelona who are currently in pole position to secure his signature. Now, German outlet Sport1 claim Barcelona have tabled a bid of £25million in order to test Bayern’s resolve. But the Bundesliga champions have turned down the offer from their rivals, with Bayern adamant Lewandowski isn’t for sale. Barcelona are expected to return with a new bid for the striker, who has scored a stunning 48 goals across all competitions.
They see Lewandowski as the perfect player to lead Xavi’s attack, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang likely to be deployed on the wing next season. THINK YOU KNOW SPORT? Test your sporting knowledge with our tricky quiz
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