- Real Madrid defender, David Alaba has hailed Robert Lewandowski following the forward’s impressive goal-scoring record in La Liga
- Lewandowski is currently the leading scorer in Spain’s topflight league with 9 goals from 7 appearances for Barcelona
- Lewandowski moved to Barcelona for €45m with a possible €5m in add-ons after ending his 8-year relationship with Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich
Robert Lewandowski has taken La Liga by storm following his explosive start to Spain’s topflight league, months after Barcelona splashed €45m to sign the 33-year-old forward.
The former Bayern Munich forward leads the race for the Pichichi with 9 goals already and ex-teammate and current Real Madrid defender David Alaba is not surprised.
Alaba, who played alongside Robert Lewandowski at Bayern Munich for 7 seasons, revealed he expected nothing less from his former teammate, Football Espana reports.
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“I am not surprised with Lewy. I know him very well from my time in Munich. What he is doing in Spain I was able to experience first-hand for years in Munich."
“He is one of the best forwards in the world and he has demonstrated it time and again over the years, and he is showing that again this year.”
Alaba is expected to go head-to-head with Robert Lewandowski when Real Madrid tackles Barcelona in the first El Clasico of the season on October 16.
Mingueza attributes Barcelona’s recent good form to Lewandowski
Ex-Barcelona star Oscar Mingueza says Robert Lewandowski’s form is the reason behind the Catalan giant’s recent success following their brilliant start to the 2022/23 season.
Lewandowski has scored 9 goals in La Liga this season but surprisingly has failed to score in Barcelona’s two biggest games in the Champions League against Bayern Munich and Inter Milan.
Lewandowski insists Bundesliga Is more physical than La Liga
The 33-year-old, who played for both Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga, spent 12 seasons in the German top-flight, winning the league title on 10 occasions.
Lewandowski joined Barcelona this summer and has already scored 8 goals in 6 appearances in La Liga and has revealed the Spanish topflight is less physical than the Bundesliga.