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Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski has heard the rumors that Erling Haaland could be his successor

Will another Borussia Dortmund striker move to Bayern Munich?

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In a candid interview with Sport Bild (as captured by Tz), Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski spoke with Lothar Matthäus on a number of topics, including some rumors of a certain Borussia Dortmund star eventually being his successor.

So...what are Lewandowski’s comments on the thought that Erling Haaland should be the next in line for his throne?

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Robert Lewandowski has heard the rumors of Erling Haaland eventually succeeding him at Bayern Munich.
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“He’s a Borussia Dortmund player and I can’t tell you anything about his plans. What I can say is that he is a very good player,” said Lewandowski.

As far as when Bayern Munich should work to procure Haaland, Lewandowski said that is not a question he can answer. The Polish Hitman even joked about the secretive nature of Bayern Munich’s transfer planning.

“That is a question for our board, Lothar. Their work is sometimes a secret, I don’t know all the details,” Lewandowski said.

When asked specifically by Matthäus who is the best candidate to eventually replace him, Lewandowski deftly navigated through that minefield of a question with aplomb.

“The question will be: who is ready at this moment, if I really do leave FC Bayern at some point? There are great strikers at the moment, but I can’t say today who would be my perfect successor at that time,” said Lewandowski.