Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski is undoubtedly one of the most wanted men in European football this year, with Manchester United said to be eyeing him closely.
Whilst he’s remained relatively tight-lipped on where his future lies – after being courted by Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich and Premier League leaders Manchester United for some time now – his agent seems to be deviating from the script.
Cezary Kucharski is his name and transfer revelations seem to be his aim – as he suggested his client will likely be leaving Dortmund at the end of another prolific season in front of goal.
The Pole has now scored 21 goals in 31 appearances for the Bundesliga title-holders and looks to be close to breaking his tally from last season of 30 goals in 47 appearances in all competitions.
It’s no wonder he’s being chased by several of the best clubs in the world – it is understood he is incoming Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola’s first-choice target for transfer and there’s not doubt he would be just the signing to endear the Spaniard to his new club’s fans.
“Anyone who has followed Robert’s career will know that he has never played at any club for longer than two years,” Kucharski told German news outfit Kicker.
Dortmund bought the 24-year-old in 2010 from Lech Poznan for around €4.5 million and they could very likely demand a fee in the region of €30 million or perhaps more should a bidding war ensue this summer when he conveniently enters the final 12 months of his current contract which expires in summer 2014.
“At Dortmund, has been playing his third season,” continued his agent in what has to be a hint that he will, as expected, reject ongoing contract renewal offers from Dortmund, forcing his sale this summer.
“Robert has made his decision. He alone determines the moment when he will announce it.”
However, Lewandowski may have yet to reveal his plans but, from his agents’ comments, there seems to be little doubt he will push for a departure. Where to is still anyone’s guess but Borussia Dortmund might be wise to ignore the player’s wishes and sell to the highest bidder.
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