Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has told the German champions that he will not be signing a contract extension with the club. His current deal expires in the summer of 2023. The Polish striker hopes to secure a move away from die rekordmeister this transfer window. According to Sky Sports, the 33-year-old has told the club he is looking for a new challenge, and the club is not offering him a financial motive to extend his stay. Bayern wants to avoid losing him on a free transfer next summer, with Barcelona and PSG interested in the striker who has scored 343 goals for the club in all competitions.
Joan Laporta and Barcelona made contact with Lewandowski, and they accepted that a deal could be possible despite the club’s financial struggles. Lewandowski, who has won 20 titles with the Bavarians, has 34 Bundesliga goals this season. He wants to leave, and it could allow Julian Nagelsmann to build the squad he wants. Oliver Kahn stated that the club would not let him go this summer, but they could sell with this new development.