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Chelsea approached Lewandowski over a possible summer move

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Chelsea have reportedly made contact with the representative of Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandowski over a possible summer move as per the report in Daily Mail

The Polish forward joined the German giants back in 2014. The 32-year-old has emerged as one of the best players in the world in the last couple of years with his prolific goal-scoring records, scoring a Bundesliga record of 41 goals last season in 29 appearances. 

The Blues have intensified their search for a new striker following the conclusion of Euro 2020. They previously linked with a move for Erling Braut Haaland and Romelu Lukaku, and now Lewandowski has also entered in the wishlist. 

Following Timo Werner’s disappointing debut season with Thomas Tuchel’s side, the English club are desperately looking for a new striker this summer. Thus, that will close the gap at the top of the Premier League table with Manchester City. Lewandowski will certainly be a big upgrade for the London club. 

Can Chelsea sign Lewandowski this summer? 

According to the report in Daily Mail, the Chelsea hierarchy have held talks with the agent of Lewandowski over a possible summer move. The Blues are exploring all possibilities in the market to sign a new world-class forward. 

However, German outlet Sport Bild, despite Tuchel’s interest in the Polish striker who has two years remaining in his current contract. Bayern Munich are desperate to keep hold of their best player. 

Nevertheless, Chelsea have to sign a new world-class forward this summer and Lewandowski will certainly fit with the criteria. There is no doubt about the player’s ability in front of the goal and his consistency. 

Haaland would be the perfect move for the London side. But, Lewandowski will be the perfect cheap alternative to the Norwegian at Chelsea. Borussia Dortmund have already stated that they want £140-150 million for their asset this summer. Thus, paying that amount of money will not be easy for even the Blues’ owners. 

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