Bayern Munich president Herbert Hainer sent a strongly worded message to his Polish player Robert Lewandowski about his future, after he confirmed his desire to leave the Bavarian giants at the end of the current season.
“Robert Lewandowski has a contract until June 30, 2023 and he will play with us until then,” Herbert Hainer told German TV channel Sport 1. In a clear warning to Lewandowski, Hainer stressed: “When you sign a contract, and I’ve been doing it all my career, both sides know what it involves and you have to fulfill its terms… We can’t talk about forcing someone to fulfill their contract.”
Heiner was asked if Bayern would be willing to lose Lewandowski in 2023 for free, and the Bayern president replied: “Robert said that we have to find a solution for both parties. Free .. the agreement cannot be unilateral and that is the purpose of contracts.”
What did Lewandowski say about his future?
Lewandowski had made it clear that he did not want to extend his contract with the Bavarian giant, in order to search for a new challenge outside the Bundesliga. He told Sky Sport Germany: “I can confirm that I spoke with club director Hasan Salihamidzic and told him that my decision had been taken and that I would not extend.” My contract is with Bayern Munich.
He added, “Both sides should think about the future, we have to find the best solution to the problem.”
The contract of the Polish striker (33 years) with the German champions expires at the end of the next season 2024/2023, and he is entitled to sign for free to any club in the next winter transfer market, provided that the transfer takes place in the summer of 2024.
Lewandowski is trying to pressure Bayern Munich to agree to his departure before the expiration of his contract, while Barcelona is preparing to make an offer for the Bavarian giant in the coming days in order to include Lewandowski, and according to media reports, Barca is ready to pay 30 million euros, to win the services of the Polish international striker, According to the German magazine “Kicker”, Lewandowski has an offer from Barcelona for 3 seasons.
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