Robert Lewandowski joins Barcelona

By Oviri Kelvin, Sports Editor

Bayern Munich forward, Robert Lewandowski, has completed a move to the Camp Nou to join Barcelona in a four-year deal The Trumpet gathered.

After the close of last season, the Pole signified interest to join Barcelona which spurred some rancour at Allianz Arena that are poised to rebuild the squad ahead of the new season’s campaign.

Bayern Munich had severally met with Lewandowski to convince him to jettison the move to Camp Nou but the striker was adamant to the extent that he missed a session of Bayern’s training.

The player who clocks 34 next month and has won the Golden Boot in German Bundesliga, said in May that his ‘story with Bayern is over’ and went ahead to display a lackadaisical character in training.

However, Bayern have finally heeded his wish and have agreed on a €50m deal with Barcelona to allow the wantaway striker to switch allegiance to Camp Nou.

“I’m finally here. I’m delighted to be at Barca,” Lewandowski after completing the move.

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“The last few days have been very long, but the deal is done and now I can focus on a new chapter and challenge in my life,” he added.

Lewandowski joined Bayern Munich from Borussia Dortmund on a free transfer in the 2014 summer transfer window and found the back of the net 344 times in 375 games for the Bavarians.

The Polish having provided 46 assists for the German topflight club is excited to move to join coach Xavi Hernandez’s side.

“I’ve always wanted to play in La Liga and for the big clubs,” he disclosed.

“I’m here to help Barca get back to the top and win as many titles as possible,” Lewandowski posited.

The Trumpet reports that in the Polish eight seasons in Bayern Munich, he won the league title consecutively including the 2019-2020 UEFA Champions League trophy.

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