Club send message to Chelsea, Man United about world-class 28-year-old striker
Bayern Munich insist Robert Lewandowski is not for sale despite reported interest from Chelsea and Manchester United
Bayern Munich have warned Chelsea and Manchester United that Robert Lewandowski is not for sale this summer.
Sky Sports reported on Tuesday that the Premier League champions were targeting the Poland international as a potential signing to improve their attacking options.
The British media outlet also claimed that Manchester United were interested in signing the world-class striker from Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich.
According to the report, Lewandowski had grown disillusioned with life at the Allianz Arena, giving the Premier League duo encouragement in the transfer market.
The Bayern striker was thought to be unhappy with manager Carlo Ancelotti due to a perceived lack of support in the race to win Bundesliga’s golden boot.
However, the German giants have since issued a statement in an attempt to quash the media speculation surrounding their star striker.
“Robert Lewandowski is under contract at Bayern and only recently renewed his deal until 2021. Bayern Munich waste no thought on a Lewandowski move,” Bayern’s statement read.
“There are no talks with other clubs, and there won’t be any. If other clubs negotiate with players who are under long-term contracts, they risk FIFA punishment. The agent also confirmed to us that he has not held any contract talks.”
Manchester United have completed one transfer deal so far this summer after Sweden defender Victor Lindelof moved to Old Trafford in a £30.7m deal from Portuguese champions Benfica.
Chelsea, on the other hand, are still waiting to conclude their first summer signing despite being linked with a host of different players since the season ended.
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