Robert Lewandowski does not want to extend his contract (valid until 2023) with FC Bayern and is even leaving the club this summer. Who could inherit the most productive player from the record champions? SPOX and WINDER answer key questions about candidates for sale.
Should Bayern decide to sell Lewandowski, contrary to their claims, the club is ready. “We have not only plan B, but also plan C and D,” he said CEO Oliver Kahn aside from Sunday’s championship celebrations on request at the town hall.
Sasa Kalajdzic (24 years old, VfB Stuttgart, contract until 2023)
From FC Bayern are apparently planning to attack the Stuttgart star striker. Like BildZeitung reports that talks on possible cooperation will take place earlier this week. It is said that especially at the end of the season, the 24-year-old footballer convinced Bayern bosses of his quality.
However, according to Sven Mislintat, VfB’s sports director, the German record champions have not yet contacted Kalajdžičius about signing it. “There was no call from Bayern,” sports director Mislintat said on Sunday Heaven. “If he comes, I’ll decide if I lose weight or not.”
Like Lewandowski, Kalajdžičius is also bound until 2023, but he allegedly rejected the original offer to extend the contract. “We are also talking to him about the extension,” Mislintat said. Near FC Bayern are noisy kicker and Sports 1 BVB, Newcastle United, Benfica Lisbon and Paris Saint-Germain are also interested in the commitment. The transfer fee is EUR 25 million.
Kalajdžičius won the intermediate result 1: 0 on Saturday before 1. FC Köln played a major role in remaining in the Stuttgart League. In the end, the 2: 1 victory was enough, as Hertha BSC lost to Borussia in Dortmund at the same time. This was Kalajdžičius’ sixth goal this season.
Sebastien Haller (27 years, Amsterdam Ajax, contract until 2025)
Like Lewandowski and Kalajdžičius, a classic midfielder. Based on information from SPOX and WINDER Do the bosses have Haller on their list and have already been asked by the player’s management. However, in addition to Bayern, Inter Milan and AC Milan should also fight for Haller and Borussia in Dortmund! According to Sports 1 Haller is BVB’s preferred solution to replace Erling Haaland (moving to Manchester City).
What makes Haller so fun? The 27-year-old is playing great for Ajax, scoring 45 goals in 43 matches. He scored 33 goals and scored another 19 goals in 77 matches in Frankfurt. And unlike Erling Haaland, it would be affordable. In 2021, Ajax got rid of the striker from West United for about 23 million. His contract in Amsterdam runs until 2025. Dutch champions are said to be demanding between 35 and 40 million for Haller. As far as it is said, FC Bayern also has Lewandowski in mind.
Patrick Schick (26, Bayer, Leverkusen, contract until 2025)
The Leverkusen player still flies a little under the radar when it comes to exchanged candidates for strikers. As Lewandowski’s heir, that’s really obvious. The Czechs know the Bundesliga – he would hardly need time to adjust under coach Julian Nagelsmann. Under the leadership of the Bayern coach, Schick from 2019 to 2020. Leipcige played 28 matches in the season and scored 13 goals.
The left foot is a fairly complete striker who often reaches for depth. Ideal for Nagelsmann’s fast football? With 24 goals this season, the Czech is the second-best scorer in the Bundesliga after Lewandowski. Reported in the winter sports photothat Schick would have Schick as a possible successor to Holland on the list. However, the transfer fee for a 26-year-old player who came to Leverkuzen from AS Roma in 2020 for € 26.5 million could be problematic.
Sports director Simon Rolfes recently dismissed Schick’s resignation. “For Patrick, no one needs to contact us. It’s normal for a best striker in his class to arouse desire. But: he’ll be playing with us next season, it’s pretty clear,” Rolfes said. Bild.