Barcelona have agreed a take care of Bayern Munich to signal striker Robert Lewandowski for £42.5m (€50m).
Lewandowski will journey to Spain on Saturday for a medical earlier than signing his three-year contract, which has an choice for an extra 12 months.
The Poland worldwide had only one yr left on his contract at Bayern and had informed the membership that he wouldn’t prolong his contract.
Till now the German champions had insisted Lewandowski was not on the market and rejected a €40m (£33.8m) supply from Barcelona final month.
Nonetheless, Lewandowski’s departure would assist Bayern fund the signing of Matthijs de Ligt from Juventus, who’ve priced the centre-back at round €80m (£67.7m) plus bonuses, in response to Sky in Italy.
Hasan Salihamidzic, Bayern’s sporting director, was in Turin on Monday to open De Ligt’s talks with Juventus. The Dutchman has two years left on his Juve contract and is reported to have informed the Italian membership he desires to maneuver to Munich.
Chelsea have additionally been monitoring De Ligt this summer season attempting to switch Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen, who each left on free transfers however are anticipated to finish a deal for Kalidou Koulibaly.
Lewandowski: Purpose scoring machine at Bayern
Lewandowski has been with Bayern since 2014 and has scored 344 objectives for the membership in 375 matches in all competitions.
He has helped Bayern win eight Bundesliga titles within the final eight seasons, in addition to three German Cups, and has been topped the league’s prime scorer for the fifth consecutive season after scoring 35 objectives in 34 Bundesliga video games within the 2021/22 season.
Why did Barcelona actually wish to signal Lewandowski?
Sky correspondent in Germany Marc Behrenbeck:
“Xavi is determined for a world-class striker who can assure 30 or extra objectives a season. A two- or three-year deal is imminent with a wage of round €35m to €40m (£30m to £34m) a yr.
“Barcelona cannot afford huge charges however huge wages. It was a dream for Lewandowski to play in Spain – both Actual Madrid or Barcelona.”
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