Bayern Munich and Barcelona Officials Exchange Tough Words As Tensions Rise After the Sale of Lewandowski

Bayern Munich and Barcelona Officials Exchange Tough Words As Tensions Rise After the Sale of Lewandowski

  • Bayern Munich and Barcelona officials are not on good terms after both parties keep trading words after the sale of Robert Lewandowski
  • The Poland striker had criticized Bayern Munich over their handling of his exit after he demanded to leave the German champions
  • Barcelona president, Juan Laporta has also criticized the Bundesliga outfit after he was accused of orchestrating Lewandowski to force his exit

Bayern Munich sporting director Hassan Salihamidzic has hit out at Juan Laporta after accusing the Barcelona president of engineering Robert Lewandowski to leave the German champions.

The 33-year-old forward sealed a move to Barcelona this summer, penning a 3-year contract thereby ending his 8-year relationship with the Bundesliga outfit.

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Bayern Munich sporting director, Hassan Salihamidzic has vowed to have a talk with Barcelona president Juan Laporta after both club officials exchanged tough words. Photo by Alexander Hassenstein
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Lewandowski had forced a move away from Bayern Munich after handing in a transfer request following a falling out with the club’s hierarchy.

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According to Marca, Bayern Munich officials are still annoyed at the manner Lewandowski left the club and Salihamidzic has now promised to have a talk with Laporta when next they meet.

Lewandowski won 8 Bundesliga titles in his 8 years with Bayern Munich and is the German club’s second all-time goal scorer behind Germany legend, Gerd Mulller.

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Meanwhile, on the football pitch, Bayern Munich appeared to have settled to life without Robert Lewandowski as they coasted to the German Super Cup after dismantling RB Leipzig.

According to the Bundesliga, Bayern Munich coach, Julian Nagelsmann has hailed young German forward, Jamal Musiala after the 19-year-old forward scored in the 5-3 victory.

Nagelsmann described Musiala’s performance against RB Leipzig as world-class and admitted the German forward played an outstanding game and has increased defensively.

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Bayern Munich ready to move on from Lewandowski era

Earlier, Sports Brief reported 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.

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.