Striker Robert Lewandowksi has vouched he will not sign a new agreement at Bayern Munich following the club stated he wanted to quit.
Director Hasan Salihamidzic stated the Pole, whose contract is valid until next June, had notifield him he wants to leave.
Lewandowski stated, “I told the club that if an offer comes in, then we have to think about it – also for the club.”
“We have to find the best solution for both sides.”
“I won’t sign a new contract,” he further said.
Lewandowski, winner of the past 2 FIFA player of the year awards, was talking after scoring in Bayern’s final game of the Bundesliga season, a 2-2 draw away at Wolfsburg.
He has scored 344 times in 374 matches for Bayern since coming in 2014 and is their second-highest scorer of all time followed by Gerd Muller.
Salihamidzic recommended the striker, also the second-highest goal scorer in Bundesliga history behind Muller, would not be permitted to leave.
“Our position has not changed,” he stated. “The fact is he has a contract to 30 June, 2023.”
Since uniting from Borussia Dortmund, Lewandowski has triumphed the league in all 8 of his seasons at Bayern and also earned the Champions League in 2019-20.
Previous year, Lewandowski broke Muller’s 49-year record for most Bundesliga goals in a calendar year of 43 goals in 34 matches.
He has scored 49 in 45 features in all tournaments going into Bayern’s final Bundesliga match of the season, away to Wolfsburg, on Saturday.