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Lewandowski dismisses fears, insists his upcoming surgery is not a big deal

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Bayern fans all over the world had their stomachs in their mouth when news broke that Robret Lewandowski needs a minor surgery.

Bayern Muenchen v Olympiacos FC: Group B - UEFA Champions League Photo by Thomas Eisenhuth/Getty Images

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski is expected to undergo surgery soon for what is presumably a hernia. That surely must’ve been some scare for Bayern fans, since the Polish hitman has arguably been the single biggest reason why Bayern are still soaring in all three major competitions. The striker has revealed in an interview with AZ, that there is in fact, nothing to worry about.

When asked about the time of the surgery and downtime, he said:

I’ll probably decide on Sunday [about the time of surgery], But I can do everything, it does not hurt at all, so I have no pressure.

It has been reported that a meeting between the player and the doctor will take place on Sunday, during which the decision regarding the timing of the surgery will be taken. Lewandowski said he would have to rest for ten days to two weeks.

This news comes as a great relief to fans, who no longer have to worry about a long lay-off for the goal machine. Robert Lewandowski has scored 21 goals in just 17 games this season and is in the form of his life. His being fit and ready for games can only spell great things for Bayern.

Additionally, the striker has received a call up from the Polish national team, where his captaincy and game intelligence is again vital for securing wins, although Poland have already qualified for the Euros.

Breaks without Lewandowski will be tough to fill in, but Bayern will have to find an alternative (however difficult that may be) if the player decides to undergo the surgery during match-weeks. When suggested he could have the surgery performed during the winter break to make things easier for the club, Lewandowski replied, “That’s an option too.”

There was further good news regarding Lewandowski when the player performed the ‘baby is coming’ celebration after scoring against Olympiacos in midweek. Yes, Robert and Anna Lewandowski are expecting a baby. Herzliche Glückwünsche, Lewa!