Lewandowski Favours United Move As Ferguson Admits Interest In Dortmund Hitman

By on April 22, 2013

Despite the transfer window being closed there is still plenty of gossip doing the rounds in the newspapers so we’ll keep you up-to-date with the latest transfer rumours. Today, more on Robert Lewandowski’s future.

Robert Lewandowski

Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski is keen on a move to Manchester United this summer despite interest from the likes of Bayern Munich, Arsenal and Chelsea, according to the Telegraph.

The Polish hitman has become one of the most sought-after strikers in Europe after leading Dortmund to successive Bundesliga titles in 2011 and 2012, and he’s scored an impressive 70 goals in 131 appearances so far for the German giants since joining the club three years ago.

His impressive form appears to have attracted interest from the Premiership with the Telegraph claiming Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea all want to lure him to England while Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich are also thought to be keen on taking him to the Allianz Arena.

However, the newspaper claims the 24-year-old want’s to move to the Premier League with Old Trafford his preferred destination and he’s delayed making a final decision on his future until he knows what United’s intentions are with Wayne Rooney and Javier Hernandez this summer.

The report claims that United tabled a bid for Lewandowski last summer – which was rejected by Dortmund – but it’s understood the player made it clear he wanted to leave and now Dortmund will look to sell this summer rather than lose him for nothing the follow year and it’s also suggested the German’s would rather sell abroad than to their main domestic rivals.

Sir Alex Ferguson was recently quizzed about his summer plans and hinted he’d have to sell one of his current crop before any new striker would come in. He told the Express.

“Big signings? You are normally talking about forwards but it’s complicated enough as it is with the forwards I’ve got.”

The Scot was then pressed on his interest in Lewandowski, and while he admitted there is an interest there he feels Bayern Munich will be stiff competition. He added:

“Yeah, but Bayern Munich are strong with that too. We just have to wait and see where we are in terms of if we win the league. Then it may be different.”

Uncertainty has surrounded the future of Wayne Rooney in recent weeks while questions have also been asked about whether Javier Hernandez is willing to put up with his bit-part role at United much longer. If either striker was to leave Old Trafford this summer it would open the door for Lewandowski’s arrival.

The former Lech Poznań star is currently on an incredible run that’s seen him score in each of his last 12 league matches however, with just 12 months to run on his current contract it seems his time at the Westfalenstadion could be coming to an end and a move to the Premier League could be on the cards.

Would you like to see Lewandowski sign for your club? Get involved in the comments section below.

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14 Comments

  1. Oluwafemi

    April 22, 2013 at 3:31 pm

    I will be happy if i Lewandoski sign for Arsenal

  2. Onipede Olasupo

    April 22, 2013 at 3:42 pm

    I will be happy if Lewadowsky join Manchester United.

  3. Thomas Musvovi

    April 22, 2013 at 4:29 pm

    I don’t think the scoring machine will sign for Arsenal. Wenger just go for the cheapest and useless players at home in France despite given a lot money to spent. Giroud is another Chamack.

  4. Thomas Musvovi

    April 22, 2013 at 4:41 pm

    Arsenal must buy lendowaski or Jovetic if wenger does want to buy anyone in France then he must leave the Club. Top 4 is not a Trophy.

  5. bernard

    April 22, 2013 at 5:19 pm

    i like that guy bring him to old traford

  6. adaz7

    April 22, 2013 at 10:28 pm

    lawand..u’r wlcum 2trafrd..wenger pick d nxt flyt 2france n luk 4 smtin cheap..chel c fix ur torrez b4 lukin 4 anoda player 2end hiz career..

  7. xdams

    April 22, 2013 at 10:36 pm

    it will be a good signing for manchester united though 1 striker most move out from man u squad…lewandowski is a good player he use both legs

  8. lawrence inyang

    April 22, 2013 at 11:15 pm

    Go for midifielder nt a striker we are ok if you feel like buying someone in dortmund he should be mario gotze he will understand kagawa then u think of bring bale.

  9. Maxmore

    April 23, 2013 at 12:31 am

    I would luv 2 see Lewandoski @ chelsea nxt season ahead of Falcao considerin his age,his alround styl of play n posisioning suites chelsea.

  10. anthony viles

    April 23, 2013 at 11:11 pm

    Hi

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  13. Madol Ajak

    April 25, 2013 at 11:42 am

    We needs Robert, the R Madrid destroyer in Emirate for the trophy not top four.

  14. Awordezeofor

    May 3, 2013 at 12:57 pm

    Arsenal need him i wil like him to join gunners becos he is a gud player

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