Lewandowski happy at Dortmund, says agent.
The agent of Robert Lewandowski has made it clear that the striker is not thinking about leaving Borussia Dortmund just yet, insisting that he is committed to seeing out his contract with the Bundesliga champions despite having been heavily linked with Chelsea and Manchester United in the summer following his performances at Euro 2012.
“We are not thinking about a potential move to a European top club at this point,” he to
“We have an ongoing contract with Dortmund, and were fully aware of the terms of the deal when we signed it. We will honour his current deal.
“That doesn’t mean that we can’t say it when another team is interested in signing Robert, though.
“Fortunately, the transfer window is already closed and Robert’s completely focused on Borussia Dortmund.
“He’s only thinking about the Bundesliga season, the next DFB Pokal trophy, and Champions League progress.
“Robert is the best striker in the Bundesliga football-wise, and still has plenty of room for improvement. He doesn’t get as much attention as some of the other players at BVB.
“That’s an advantage for Robert and allows him to develop quietly.”
Robert Lewandowski is a wanted man. The 23-year-old, who finished top scored in the Bundesliga last season, was mooted for a move to Manchester United at the start of the summer and it looked likely that the Red Devils would swoop, until Robin van Persie became available.
The Pole has since been linked with a move to Chelsea – to provide competition for misfiring Fernando Torres – strikerless Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham but Lewandowki has been coy on his chances of making a Premier League switch.
Judging from his agent’s comments above, there remains significant interest in the striker but he seems happy at Dortmund.
Lewandowski is strong, good in the air and has a great touch – all attributes that make him suited to the English top-flight. Given the dearth of quality, affordable, forwards out there (as Liverpool, Chelsea and Spurs all found this summer), he may well still be a wanted man in January.
Teammate Shinji Kagawa cost Man United just £17m and if Lewandowki can be prized from the German club for a similar price, it will represent a great piece of business for one of the Premier League big-boys.
Lewandowski appears focussed on Dortmund for the time being but don’t rule out a move to England in the future.
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