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Bayern Munich announce agreement for transfer of Lewandowski to Barcelona


Bayern Munich leaders announced on Saturday that they have reached an agreement with Barcelona for the transfer to Catalonia of their star striker, Polish international Robert Lewandowski. “We have now agreed with FC Barcelona, ​​​​at this stage it is still only an oral agreement, the written contract has yet to be finalized,” said the executive director of the German champions. , Olivier Kahn, in an interview with the German daily Bild.

Lewandowski prevailed

The club’s president, Herbert Hainer, also spoke of an “oral agreement” which “is positive for both parties”, on the club’s Twitter account, congratulating himself on finally having “clarity” on this file which poisoned relations between the Bavarian club and its center forward for weeks. Because Robert Lewandowski, 33, finally succeeded in forcing his departure from the German champion, while Bayern repeated again in June that he was excluded from letting go before the issuance of his contract in the summer of 2023.

A transfer revealed at 45 million euros

Bayern didn’t give any details on the deal with Barcelona. But according to several German media, which had revealed the existence of a transfer agreement on Saturday morning, the amount of the transfer amounts to 45 million euros guaranteed, which can be added to 5 million possible supplements.

According to Spanish and German media, Robert Lewandoswki, who scored 344 goals in eight seasons in Munich, will sign a four-year contract with the Catalan club, while Bayern only offered him a one-year extension. current contract.



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