clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Report: Real Madrid cuts talks with Robert Lewandowski and Pini Zahavi

New, comments

The Polish striker’s long-rumored departure to Madrid may not come to fruition.

Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

Per a report by SkySport (Germany), Real Madrid has broken off talks with Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski.

Robert Lewandowski’s great dream has finally burst! According to Sky information, Real Madrid has broken off all negotiations and talks with the Pole and his agent, Pini Zahavi. The transfer is completely off the table as far as Madrid is concerned.

The Polish international has been rumored to have drawn interested from Los Blancos in each of the past two seasons. The hiring of Zahavi, who is renowned for working through difficult and expensive transfers, seemed to bolster the fact that Lewandowski was preparing to jump ship from Munich.

Both Madrid—especially President Florentino Perez—and Lewandowski wanted to complete the transfer from FC Bayern Munich to the Spanish capital this summer. The Pole had secured the services of Zahavi, an experienced agent particularly for that reason. In recent months, there has also been a lively exchange between Real and Lewandowski until Real has now broken off all talks.

As reported here on Wednesday, Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge insisted Lewandowski would return to Munich next season.

Bayern Munich, in the person of Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, had also repeatedly emphasized that they would not let the striker leave this summer.

Perhaps this will end the speculation or maybe it will continue to spike. Regardless, Lewandowski is chasing his 30th Bundesliga goal in Saturday’s finale against VfB Stuttgart. If Lewandowski can score one goal, he will become only the second player in the history of the Bundesliga to score 30 goals in three consecutive seasons. The player he will tie is Bayern legend Gerd Müller.