Reports say that Barcelona are looking to sign Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski at the request of manager Xavi Hernandez.
Lewandowski has a contract with Bayern Munich that ends in the summer of 2023, and the player recently hinted that his club’s management has not yet opened the renewal file with him, although next season is the last of his contract.
And it is that the Catalan newspaper “Sport” indicated in a report that Barcelona had admitted having lost the contract with the Norwegian striker Erling Halland, the German striker, Borussia Dortmund, and decided to enter the race to include Lewandowski.
The last hours witnessed the superiority of Manchester City over Barcelona in the race to sign Haaland, after reports leaked that Al-Samawi had reached an agreement with the Norwegian striker.
The Spanish newspaper pointed out that Leva starred in the Bayern Munich shirt this season through 47 goals, including 43 goals and 4 assists, in 36 games that made coach Xavi feel attracted by the possibility of his incorporation, in addition to that the financial compensation for the deal would not be great.
Barca do not want a big deal financially due to the financial suffering of the club, which will be available in the 33-year-old Polish striker, whose contract runs for only one season next summer.
Manchester United are also expected to enter the race to sign Lewandowski strongly, according to earlier reports in the English press.
For its part, the Bayern Munich administration had confirmed that it was placing the Lefa renewal file on its list of priorities in the next stage, but without any real movement in this regard.
It is noteworthy that Lewandowski has been delivering impressive performances in recent years, leading him to win the International Football Association “FIFA” award for the best player in the world in the last two editions.