Robert Lewandowski told Bayern Munich that, according to Sky, he would not extend the contract in Germany after the end of the 2022/23 season.
The prolific Polish striker told the club that he was looking for a new challenge and that his decision not to extend his stay was a small financial motive.
The sky in Germany to add that Lewandowski would like to move to Barcelona this summer and did not wait until he became a free agent.
Said Oliver Kahn, CEO of Bayern Munich Amazon Prime last month, when Lewandowski will not leave the Allianz Arena this summer
“We would be stupid to sell a player who scores 30 to 40 goals per season,” said former Bayern and German goalkeeper. “We are talking and we will discuss its future in the coming weeks.
“He has a contract until June 2023 and we will definitely have another season.”
The 33-year-old has been a German champion since 2014 and has scored 343 goals for all clubs in all competitions.
Lewandowski has helped Bayern to eight Bundesliga titles over the past eight seasons, as well as three German cups.
The striker should be crowned the best Bundesliga scorer for the fifth season in a row.
Lewandowski spent most of his career in Germany after arriving in Borussia Dortmund from Lech Poznan in 2010.
“Xavi desperately wants a world-class striker”
Sky in Germany reporter Marc Behrenbeck for Sky Sports last month:
“We have been researching a lot in recent weeks and we know that Barcelona is very interested in Lewandowski, especially since Erling Haaland will not be transferred.
“And that’s what we know at the moment: Barca wants him, Lewandowski is open to Barcelona. It’s always been a dream for him to play in Spain – either in Real Madrid or in Barcelona.”
“Interviews have already taken place. Xavi desperately wants a world-class striker who can guarantee 30 or more goals per season. A two- or three-year contract with a salary of around € 35-40 million (£ 30 million to £ 34 million) a year is being prepared.
“Barcelona is not able to pay high fees, but high salaries.”
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