Bayern Munich Ready to Move On From Lewandowski Era As Club Makes Tough Transfer Decision

Bayern Munich Ready to Move On From Lewandowski Era As Club Makes Tough Transfer Decision

  • Bayern Munich CEO and former Germany goalkeeper, Oliver Kahn has confirmed that the club will not sign a striker in the summer
  • The Bundesliga champions have been linked with several top forwards following the departure of former striker Robert Lewandowski
  • Lewandowski joined La Liga giants, Barcelona this summer after the 33-year-old demanded for a move away from Allianz Arena

Bayern Munich will not be getting another striker to replace Robert Lewandowski this summer following the 33-year-old’s summer exit to Barcelona.

The Bundesliga champions had acquired Sadio Mane from Liverpool and the Senegalese forward is expected to lead the line for the Bavarians this season.

Robert Lewandowski, Bayern Munich, Bundesliga, Barcelona, La Liga, Sadio Mane
Robert Lewandowski ended his 8-year relationship with Bayern Munich this summer. Photo by ATP Images
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According to Bulinews, Bayern Munich CEO Oliver Kahn has now confirmed that the club will not sign another striker this summer despite being linked with several top talents.

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Cristiano Ronaldo had been rumoured as one of the targets the Bundesliga giants might sign to replace Lewandowski, but Bayern Munich had denied any reports linking them with the Manchester United forward.

Eric Choupo-Moting, Joshua Zirkzee, and youngster Mathys Tel are the striker options aside Sadio Mane and Serge Gnabry, who can feature in the number 9 role for the Bundesliga champions.

Bayern Munich sporting director Salihamidzic hit out at the Barcelona president

Meanwhile, there seems to be tension brewing among the top executives of La Liga giants, Barcelona and Bundesliga champions, Bayern Munich following the acquisition of Robert Lewandowski.

According to Marca, Bayern Munich sporting director, Hasan Salihamidzic has blamed Barcelona president, Juan Laporta for the way in which Lewandowski forced his exit.

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Salihamidzic has also revealed he will have a serious talk with the Barcelona president when next they see following the trade of words between both club’s executives.

Bayern Munich beat RB Leipzig in DLF SuperCup final

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Bayern Munich were value for money in their game against RB Leipzig in the DFL SuperCup final.

The Bundesliga champions survived a late fightback against the DFB-Pokal champions, beating them 5-3.

19-year-old Jamal Musiala opened the scoring for Bayern in the 14th minute when he took advantage of some Leipzig uncertainty in the box and fired low into the bottom corner.