Old Trafford set to welcome striker signing.
Man United agree £12m deal for Dortmund striker – reports
Manchester United are set to land Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski, according to Sky Deutschland.
Lewandowski, the Poland international, played a key role in Dortmund’s back-to-back title wins of 2011 and 2012.
He has found the back of the net 52 times since the start of the 2010/11 season and his goalscoring exploits have caught the eye of Sir Alex Ferguson, who has no shortage of attacking options at Old Trafford.
But that hasn’t stopped him from pursuing the 24-year-old and sources in Germany claim United have reached an agreement with the Bundesliga side to sign the forward for £12m.
As reported on CaughtOffside over the weekend it appears that a number of sources believe that Man United have agreed a £12m deal to sign Polish international forward Robert Lewandowski.
Lewandowski netted 30 goals in all competitions last term as he helped Jurgen Klopp’s side to a domestic double but things have not fared so well this term for the Westfalenstadion side with Bayern Munich having already opened up an eleven point gap to their rivals. The two sides go head to head today and if the Bavarians triumph then the chances of a third successive Bundesliga title triumph pretty much goes out the window.
This hasn’t affected Lewandowski’s personal form with the powerfully built striker netting 14 goals in 20 matches thus far this term.
Man United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has been strongly linked with interest in the former Lech Poznan forward in the past and whilst the club has a host of attacking talent, which has left Javier Hernandez having to spend much of his time on the bench, the Scot is still seemingly very interested in the Borussia Dortmund forward.
And so this source suggests a deal has already been agreed that would see Lewandowski reunited with his former Dortmund team-mate Shinji Kagawa.
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