Is Lewandowski leaving Bayern? Latest news on Poland star's contract and Barcelona transfer rumours
Robert Lewandowski is widely regarded as one of the most clinical strikers to ever grace the modern game, having established himself as a Bundesliga icon thanks to his remarkable goal-scoring exploits.
After leading Bayern Munich to their 10th straight Bundesliga title in 2021/22, he shows no signs of slowing down at the age of 33.
Nonetheless, due to the nature of his contract position and appeal as a match-winner on the greatest of stages to onlookers, concern regarding his long-term future at Bayern is mounting.
The Sporting News digs deeper into his predicament, looking at the basics of his contract, recent form, and probable destinations if he decides to go.
Will Lewandowski leave Bayern Munich?On May 14, the final day of the 2021/22 Bundesliga season
Bayern sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic confirmed Lewandowski wants to leave.
During the conversation, he informed me he did not want to accept our offer to extend the contract and would like to leave the club," he told Sky in Germany.
However, it seems Lewandowski may have a battle to earn a transfer in the next window. "He has a contract until the summer of 2023," Salihamidzic said. "
"Salihamidzic was speaking ahead of Bayern's match with Wolfsburg at the Volkswagen Arena, where Lewandowski famously scored nine goals in just five minutes in September 2015.