Lewandowski ‘rejects €30million move’; what chance Manchester United?

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Robert Lewandowski has reportedly given yet another sign that he sees his future in Munich.

Reports originating from Sky Italia this evening (13/6) suggest a deal has been agreed between Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid for the transfer of Robert Lewandowski, only for the player to reject it.

A known target of Madrid president Florentino Perez, the Polish forward was reportedly the subject of a €30million move that his club accepted but the player did not.

It is no secret that Lewandowski wishes to play for German treble-winners Bayern Munich next season. But it is no less a secret that his current club have no desire to turn that wish into a reality.

Should his rejection of the La Liga side be true, it seems increasingly likely that he will patiently wait for a move to the Allianz Arena. And while he may still hold out hope that it will be this summer, it seems far more likely to be in 12 months, when his contract ends and he is free to move wherever he wishes.

Following quotes from Dortmund’s chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke earlier this week ruling out a move to Pep Guardiola’s side, Manchester United were swiftly made favourites for his signature. But when Watzke later suggested he would reject advances from any suitor, it seemed United were out of the race.

And yet following the latest reports, it seems Dortmund may be willing to do business after all. In fact in many ways it makes sense for them to do so, preventing Lewandowski from playing for Bayern for considerably longer than a single season.

But having rejected a move to the Bernabeu, what is the chance of the player accepting a move to Old Trafford?

Should United make an offer? Or is it a simple and increasingly likely fact that Lewandowski knows exactly who he wants to play for, and he will wait until that wish becomes reality?

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