Xavi responds to rumors sending Lewandowski to Barca

Asked about a possible arrival of Robert Lewandowski during the next transfer window, Xavi remained evasive in a press conference. The Bayern Munich striker would have decided to leave this summer, and the Barcelona coach would have made it his priority in the transfer window according to several media.

Xavi will say no more about the Robert Lewandowski case. Present at a press conference this Wednesday, on the eve of the quarter-final return against Frankfurt (this Thursday at 9 p.m. on RMC Sport 2), the Barça coach was asked about the many rumors that send the German striker from Bayern Munich in Catalonia.

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« I understand the question, but now is not the time to talk about Lewandowski. I respect him a lot, he is a great player, but we are thinking about this Thursday’s game, not about possible transfers », decided the Spanish technician in front of the journalists.

This Monday, the Polish media TVPSPORT, which quotes the entourage of the Munich striker, assured that Lewandowski had decided to join FC Barcelona at the end of the season. The Bayern Munich striker has reportedly agreed on the terms of his future contract in Catalonia and the 33-year-old striker has even already informed the Bavarian leaders of his decision.

Lewandowski wants to leave Bayern

According to our information, Lewandowski does not intend to extend his contract with the German champions, which runs until June 2023. In question: the attitude of its leaders, who would have been slow to offer him a renewal. Procrastination badly experienced by the former Dortmund player, who arrived freely in the summer of 2014.

At the end of the contract in just over a year, Lewandowski never saw the Bavarian management open discussions to try to extend it. A misunderstanding for the striker who has scored 47 goals this season. In Bavaria, it is said that Bayern is playing for time because its leaders would not be against taking advantage of Lewandowski for another season, with his current contract, before letting him go free.

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