Barcelona set to signal Lewandowski from Bayern
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona is ready to signal Poland striker Robert Lewandowski from Bayern Munich after the golf equipment reached an settlement in precept for his switch, an individual with information of the negotiations tells The Associated Press.
The particular person, who spoke underneath anonymity as a result of he was not allowed to talk publicly in regards to the deal, mentioned that the official affirmation of the deal may come on Saturday.
Spanish media reviews that the switch would value Barcelona some 50 million euros ($50.4 million).
The 33-year-old Lewandowski, one in every of soccer’s most prolific scorers of the previous decade, would significantly enhance Barcelona’s probabilities of rebuilding a aggressive facet after successful nothing final season following the departure of Lionel Messi.
Lewandowski scored 312 objectives in 384 Bundesliga video games for Bayern and former membership Borussia Dortmund. He hit 35 objectives in 34 appearances final season to change into the Bundesliga’s main scorer for the fifth season in a row, and the seventh time total.
Lewandowski helped Bayern win the 2020 Champions League, after it humiliated Barcelona 8-2 within the quarterfinals. He additionally scooped up 10 Bundesliga titles, 4 German Cups, and a Club World Cup with the Bavarian powerhouse.
But Lewandowski mentioned in late May that “my story with Bayern Munich is over” after contract extension talks with Bayern broke down. He had another season left on his contact with Bayern.
More AP soccer: https://apnews.com/hub/soccer and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports