Bayern Munich He said Barcelona They want cash up front in a potential deal for Robert Lewandowski, saying they believe the Spanish giants won’t be around in “a year or two”.
Lewandowski has been the subject of intense transfer speculation, with Barcelona believed to be very interested in acquiring his services this summer.
But, according to new reports, Bayern Munich are demanding money up front and wanting no installments because they believe the La Liga team will not be around in ‘a year or two’ time.
Athletic’s Rafael Honigstein claims Bayern have told Barcelona they are not ready to accept a deal that includes installments and want to pay an upfront fee.
This is because the German team believes that Barcelona will be drowned in their poor financial situation.
talking on View full football“Bayern told Barcelona ‘We don’t want any installments because we are not sure you will be around in a year or two, we want all the money up front, in cash,'” the German football expert said.
“This is one of the [deal’s] sticking points.”
Lewandowski, 33, has had eight prolific and heroic seasons at Bayern since his move from Borussia Dortmund.
He scored a staggering 344 goals in 375 appearances for the club, winning eight Bundesliga and Champions League titles in 2020, among others.
But his time in Germany appears to be coming to an end, as the disgruntled star seeks a move to Spain’s first division ahead of the new season.