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.
#FCBayern– President Herbert #Hainer I am #BR by Robert #Lewandowski: “Wir haben eine mündliche Zusage von Barcelona. Es ist gut für beide Seiten, dass wir Klarheit haben. Robert ist ein sehr verdienter Spieler, er hat mit uns alles gewonnen. Wir sind ihm unheimlich dankbar.” pic.twitter.com/eVyNTqs23l
— FC Bayern Munich (@FCBayern) July 16, 2022
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.