“I can confirm that I have informed Hasan Salihamidzic (Bayern’s sporting director), I have made my decision and I will not renew my contract with Bayern Munich.”declared in Sky.
At the Bavarian club since 2014, Lewandowski is 33 and his current contract expires at the end of June 2023, meaning Bayern should let him leave for free if he stays for another season.
“I have told Hasan that if an offer arrives, it will have to be studied, also in the interest of the team,” he added. “Both parties have to think about the future. I can’t say more. We want to find the best solution for the club and for myself.”
At Bayern Munich since 2014, Lewandowski has scored 344 goals for the Bavarian club across all competitions. He won the Champions League in 2020 and eight German championship titles with the Munich team, having achieved two more during his years at Borussia Dortmund.
The Pole gave no indication of his eventual fate. According to some media, Barcelona is the team most interested in hosting him, but the financial difficulties of the Catalan club threaten to complicate the operation.
Lewandowski, again top gunner
The Pole finished the 2021/2022 Bundesliga as the top scorer in the German championship with 35 victories.
Lewandowski scored a goal (Wolfsburg 2-Bayern 2) and scored 11 more than his closest rival, the Czech from Bayer Leverkusen Patrik Schick (24 goals).
Third in the scorers table, the Norwegian from Borussia Dortmund Erling Haaland, with 22 goals.