Lewandowski set to join Barcelona after verbal agreement with Bayern

The 33-year-old is expected to sign a three-year deal with the 26-times Spanish champions



Robert Lewandowski leaves the FC Bayern Munich training ground in his car on Saturday. — AP
Robert Lewandowski leaves the FC Bayern Munich training ground in his car on Saturday. — AP

By Reuters

Published: Sat 16 Jul 2022, 5:47 PM

Poland striker Robert Lewandowski is set to join Barcelona after Bayern Munich reached a verbal agreement with the La Liga side on a transfer, the Bundesliga champions said on Saturday.

The 33-year-old has 12 months remaining on his Bayern contract and multiple media reports had said he was expected to sign a three-year deal with the 26-times Spanish champions.

“We have come to a verbal agreement with Barcelona,” Bayern president Herbert Hainer said in a statement.

“It’s good to have clarity for all parties. Robert is an incredible player and he won everything with us. We are incredibly grateful to him.”


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