Robert Lewandowski wants to leave Bayern Munich, agent confirms
Robert Lewandowski's agent Pini Zahavi has made it clear the Polish striker wants to leave Bayern Munich, amid reports Barcelona have made an offer. A back-to-back winner of FIFA's best male player award, Lewandowski has won every title available since joining Bayern in 2014, including eight Bundesliga trophies for a total of 10 having won two with ex-club Dortmund. Lewandowski was the top-scorer in the Bundesliga last season for the fifth year running after netting 35 goals in Germany's top flight.
Bayern CEO Oliver Khan and director of sports Hasan Salihamidzic have both publically stated the club will not let Lewandowski leave before 2023. "He (Lewandowski) has an adviser who has been messing with his head all year," Salihamidzic fumed. Zahavi played a role in David Alaba leaving Bayern for Real Madrid on a free transfer, leading to former club president Uli Hoeness once describing the player agent as a "piranha".
Zahavi, 78, says the issue for Lewandowski is not about extra money. "FC Bayern has not lost Lewandowski the player, but Robert the person". Zahavi says he hopes Bayern's senior figures "will think about it again" and allow Lewandowski the opportunity "to fulfil a lifelong dream and move to the club (Barcelona) he has always dreamed of.
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