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Barcelona reach ‘agreement in principle’ to sign Lewandowski

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BARCELONA, SPAIN - UEFA Europa League quarter Final Second Leg football match between FC Barcelona and Eintracht Frankfurt at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on April 14, 2022. (Adria Puig - Anadolu Agency)
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Jul 19, 2022 - 10:18 AM

ISTANBUL (AA) – Barcelona on Saturday confirmed that they have reached an “agreement in principle” with Bayern Munich to sign Robert Lewandowski.

“FC Barcelona and Bayern Munich have reached an agreement in principle for the transfer of Robert Lewandowski, dependent on the player passing a medical and contracts being signed,” the Spanish club said in a statement.

“The striker from Poland stands out for his goalscoring abilities. Inside the box he has all the tools to make him a difficult striker to read as he can find the net with his head and both feet with equal precision” it added.

Joining Bayern Munich from Borussia Dortmund in 2014, the Polish football star has produced 344 goals and 72 assists in 375 matches.

Lewandowski, is a 10-time German Bundesliga champion, including two with Borussia Dortmund in 2011 and 2012.

The 33-year-old clinched the 2020 UEFA Champions League with Bayern Munich.

Lewandowski, one of the notable forwards globally, is a 10-time Bundesliga champion, two with Borussia Dortmund in 2011 and 2012.

He took the rest eight Bundesliga championships with Bayern from 2015 to 2022.

Bayern also said that they extended the contract of Serge Gnabry on a four-year deal until 2026.

The 27-year-old German winger scored 64 goals and 40 assists in 171 matches for the Bavarians.

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