Barcelona Forward Robert Lewandowski Returns to Bayern Munich For Proper Send Off Ceremony

Barcelona Forward Robert Lewandowski Returns to Bayern Munich For Proper Send Off Ceremony

  • Barcelona forward Robert Lewandowski was spotted in Munich as he prepares to say his official farewell to his Bayern Munich teammates
  • The 33-year-old forward sealed a move to Barcelona this summer after signing a 3-year contract with the Catalan giants
  • He has returned to the Allianz Arena to have a proper send-off ceremony at the Bundesliga outfit

Robert Lewandowski has flown back to Munich to officially say goodbye to his Bayern teammates after signing for Barcelona.

The Polish striker’s run at the Allianz Arena didn’t end on the best of notes as he asked to leave at the end of last season.

The Bundesliga giants were reluctant to sell but eventually agreed on a deal with Barcelona, penning a 3-year contract thereby ending his 8-year relationship with Bayern.

Robert Lewandowski, Bayern Munich, Barcelona
Barcelona forward Robert Lewandowski was spotted in Munich as he prepares to say his official farewell to his Bayern Munich teammates. Credit: @bild
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Lewandowski was part of the Barcelona team that travelled to the USA for their pre-season tour ahead of the start of the La Liga season.

But the Pole took a private jet to Munich right after landing in Barcelona with the rest of the squad, according to German newspaper The Bild.

The reports suggest that Barcelona manager Xavi Hernandez has given the squad two days off and Lewandowski is expected to spend them in Germany.

It is reported that the 33-year-old wants to have a proper send-off ceremony at Bayern Munich.

He drove to the Allianz Arena and took farewell photos with the trophies he won at Bayern.

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, Robert Lewandowski has named former Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos as his toughest player he has ever faced.

Lewandowski sealed a move to Barcelona this summer, penning a 3-year contract thereby ending his 8-year relationship with Bayern Munich.

The Pole had forced a move away from the Bundesliga giants after handing in a transfer request following a falling out with the club’s hierarchy.

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.

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Source: SportsBrief.com