Chelsea are said to be keeping an eye on Robert Lewandowski. The Blues want to take advantage of the situation at Bayern Munich and fight for his signature in Barcelona.
According to a report in The Guardian, Thomas Tuchel’s team is likely to buy Lewandowski this summer. The Chelsea manager is a huge fan of the Polish striker and wants to work with him at Stamford Bridge.
Lewandowski’s future is in the balance after the striker confirmed he has no plans to sign a new contract at Bayern Munich. He wants to leave the Bundesliga champions this summer and added that Saturday’s game could be his last for the club. According to Fabrizio Romanohe told Sky:
“I will not sign a new contract. We have to find the best solution for both parties. I have told the club that if an offer comes in, then we have to think about it – also for the sentence. This is probably my last game for Bayern. I can’t say 100% but it could be.”
Barcelona is said to be leading the hunt for the 33-year-old striker at the moment. Xavi has hinted at direct talks with the Polish striker and reports suggest the Catalan side have been in regular contact with the player’s agent.
Bayern Munich on Chelsea and Barcelona target situation
Bayern Munich are unhappy with Lewandowski’s situation and chairman Herbert Hainer has announced the striker will not be allowed to leave in the summer.
“Robert has a contract until 2023. That’s when he will play with us.”
“Oliver (Kahn) and Hasan (Salihamidzic) made him an extension offer. Obviously that was not accepted. We did it. Then we made the offer in writing. copy. Of course (he can) go for free; he also comes for free.”
Chelsea and Barcelona are monitoring the situation and could make a move soon.
Bayern Munich tried to sign Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund but ultimately ruled out a move (according to Marca). The striker has decided to join Manchester City as a replacement and is currently preparing to undergo a medical and discuss personal terms with Cityzens.
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