An Emotional Robert Lewandowski Appears To Say Goodbye To Bayern Munich, Is Consoled By Thomas Muller
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Robert Lewandowski appeared to say goodbye to Bayern Munich fans following their final Bundesliga game of the season - amid rumours of a transfer.
The 33-year-old is out of contract in 2023 and he's told Bayern he won't be signing an extension.
It's believed the forward wants to join Barcelona in the summer and his actions at the end of Saturday's 2-2 draw with Wolfsburg will add fuel to the fire.
With tears in his eyes, Lewandowski clapped the away end before turning away.
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Thomas Muller approached and shared a few words with his longtime friend, before putting his hand on his chest.
Lewandowski then clapped the fans once again before making his way over to his teammates.
Supporters are convinced he'll be moving on after eight years at the Allianz Arena.
One commented: "Nah man. I am not ready."
Another said: "He's definitely gone."
A third put: "Oh my he's gone. We can't bottle this. We just can't."
While someone tweeted: "It’s definitely a goodbye by Lewandowski, right?"
Lewandowski scored his 50th goal of the season to put Bayern 2-0 up in the first half after Josip Stanisic's opener.
Wolfsburg would get back into it through Jonas Wind and after the break, Max Kruse converted to ensure the points were shared.
Julian Nagelsmann's men finished top of the Bundesliga for the tenth successive season and were presented with the title after last week's draw with Stuttgart.
The future of Lewandowski remains a hot topic in Bavaria and Barcelona are convinced they can seal his signature for £25 million.
Despite the Poland international's stance, Bayern sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic is adamant he will fulfil his current deal.
"He informed me that he does not want to accept our offer to extend the contract and that we would like to leave," Salihamidzic explained to Sky Germany. "He said he wants to do something else."
When pushed further, he replied: "Our position has not changed. The fact is he has a contract to June 30, 2023."
Lewandowski has won eight Bundesliga titles since joining from Borussia Dortmund and also won the Champions League in 2020, a year he'd have been favourite for the Ballon d'Or.
The Ballon d'Or wasn't awarded for the first time in history due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
In all, he's scored 344 times in 374 games and is the club's second-highest goalscorer behind Gerd Muller.
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