Barcelona have reportedly tabled a primary official supply for Bayern Munich’s prolific goalscorer Robert Lewandowski. Together with Lewandowski, the Catalan giants are believed to be fascinated by signing French defender Jules Kounde from La Liga aspect Sevilla.
Based on a report revealed by ESPN, Bayern Munich are searching for greater than €40 million for the Polish worldwide who has already expressed his need to depart the Bundesliga champions. Although, Barcelona’s opening bid is believed to be not sufficient to match Bayern’s expectations.
Lewandowski shall be out of contract subsequent yr however the Bavarians imagine that the 33-year-old will see out the ultimate yr on his high-profile contract.
Whereas speaking about Lewandowski’s contract state of affairs, Bayern Munich CEO Oliver Kahn not too long ago revealed the membership’s stance.
“The state of affairs hasn’t modified,” Kahn was quoted as per ESPN.
“Robert has a contract with us for one more yr and we anticipate to see him on the primary day of pre-season in July,” the previous German goalkeeper additional added whereas talking on the presentation of Senegalese striker Sadio Mane on Wednesday.
Based on a number of sources the connection between Barca and Bayern Munich has turned stagnant because of the dispute that had taken place across the failed try to launch European Tremendous League. Notably, the German giants weren’t part of the proposed competitors.
The report revealed by the identical publication claims Kahn had categorically advised Barcelona concerning the German membership’s stand on the difficulty of being part of the breakaway occasion. Furthermore, Bayern additionally questioned the Blaugrana’s functionality to safe a grand deal of such of this dimension.
The 33-year-old striker joined Bayern Munich forward of the 2014 season. Up to now he has represented Bayern in 375 matches and scored 344 targets.
Other than Lewandowski, the Camp Nou-based outfit are getting ready to make a suggestion to signal Sevilla defender Jules Kounde. Sources imagine that Barca coach Xavi has made the signing of a world-class centre-back his prime precedence this summer time.
Chelsea had expressed their curiosity to rope within the 23-year-old French defender final season however ultimately Kounde determined to proceed his stint with Sevilla. Up to now, he has performed 133 matches for the La Liga membership.