Bayern Munich have no intention of joining the fight in an attempt to sign Dortmund star Erling Haaland this summer. For Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, club boss, Robert Lewandowski is still there for several years.
Among the cohort of contenders to recruit Erling Haaland, the name of Bayern Munich has recently emerged. But the Bavarian club has no intention of getting involved in the fight, promises Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, boss of the Bavarian club. The latter is fully satisfied with the club’s current scorer, Robert Lewandowski, who scored 42 goals in 36 games.
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“Where do these rumors come from? I don’t know,” Rummenigge replied in Sport Bild. “I can only say one thing: we have the best footballer in the world in this position. Robert Lewandowski has a contract until 2023 “.
The Pole, voted best Fifa 2020 player ahead of Messi and Ronaldo, is at 32 having a great season, even though he injured his right knee and will be absent from the pitch for a month. He will notably miss the double confrontation against PSG in the quarter-finals of the Champions League (on RMC Sport). This does not call into question his immense talent which, for the president, will continue for many years to come.
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“The end is still far away”
“I am convinced that with his professionalism, the way he trains and the way he takes care of his body, the end is still far away,” added Rummenigge.
At 20, the Norwegian Haaland interested the biggest clubs in Europe, including Real Madrid, Chelsea but also Manchester United. The Norwegian, silent with his selection in the last three games, recently became the fastest player to reach the 20-goal mark in the Champions League (in 14 matches).
According to the German press, the striker has made known to Dortmund his willingness to leave the club next summer. Borussia are currently fifth in the Bundesliga, four points from fourth qualifying place for the premier competition, eight days from the end of the championship.