Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski reportedly wants a new deal with Bayern Munich, but is also allegedly open to fielding offers from other clubs.
While Chelsea, Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain, FC Barcelona, and Real Madrid have all been loosely (very loosely) linked to the Polish Hitman, the rumblings that he might want a move to Spain are growing a little bit (a very little bit) louder.
So, where are they coming from? His wife, Anna.
In a report from Sport Bild, Robert’s better half tossed some fuel on the transfer fire:
Two years before the end of the contract in Munich, the Spain Theater is now starting again. Reason: an interview with his wife on the Spanish TV channel “La Sexta”!
Anna Lewandowska (32) before the Poles’ European Championship group game in Seville (1-1 after Lewy hit) when asked if her husband would like to play in Spain: “We’ll see, we’ll see. Maybe.” When asked specifically about the rumors about Real Madrid, she raved about the Spanish “La Liga”. Lewandowska: “Maybe. I don’t know. But we like this league!”
Now...take a deep breath. That seems awfully tame for Sport Bild (and other outlets) to jump all over the rumors. The problem is that even an innocuous comment like this gets hyped up when Pini Zahavi is in charge of running negotiations:
The fact is: The contract in Munich runs until 2023 and the Lewandowskis also feel very comfortable in the Bavarian capital with their noble villa in the Bogenhausen district near the Isar. By next summer at the latest, Bayern will have to extend the super striker so that he cannot go free in 2023 — or sell him for a lot of money.
With just under 20 million euros per year, the world footballer is already the top earner on Säbener Strasse. Nevertheless, the negotiations with advisor Pini Zahavi (77 / also represents David Alaba and Kingsley Coman) should be very tough again.
Bayern Munich has not given any indication that it wants to let Lewandowski go any time soon. Sure, things could change, but the Poland international has not shown any signs of slowing down — and that will likely ensure Bayern Munich will stay committed to the 32-year-old for at least a few more years.