Who could replace Robert Lewandowski in the event of a move? Transfer expert Marius Soeki talks about Sebastian Haller and Bayern Munich.
Munich – There is no clarity yet: what will happen to Robert Lewandowski? Will he stay at Bayern Munich? And if so, for how long? The world footballer’s contract expires on June 30, 2023. Currently, there are three options: sell in the summer of 2022, leave for free in the summer of 2023 or extend. The future of the pole is completely open!
Recently, the Bavarian super striker has been repeatedly associated with Barcelona, before that Real Madrid had been interested for years. In the end, Lewandowski stayed in Munich and worked his way up from one record to the next. A move to Barcelona is still criticized by experts, and a sale is considered unlikely.
Robert Lewandowski: The future is not clear – who can replace him at Bayern Munich?
But one thing is clear: at some point Bayern will have to think about a successor to Lewandowski. The scorer will be 34 years old in August, and he won’t be able to play forever.
Who can one day follow in the footsteps of the red number nine? At the moment, many candidates come to mind, there is even a detailed list of Lewandowski’s successors. Marius Soeki, expert from Transfermarkt.despeaks the opposite tz.de And Mercur.de In detail about the potential future position of Bayern Munich strikers.
Sebastian Haller: Lewandowski’s successor at Bayern Munich? ‘Maybe it makes sense’
“From a playful point of view, the recently mentioned Sebastian Haller makes sense,” Suicki explains. The Ajax Amsterdam striker combines “fitness, technique and a nose for goals like Lewandowski, and he doesn’t have to rely solely on his speed or dribbling”.
Will Haller be Lewandowski’s successor? The original French player, who plays for the Ivorian national team, has been scoring very reliable goals for years, making little impact in 2019/20. Glance at his data – All national and international competitive matches at club level have been taken into account (as of May 3, 2022).
- 2021/22 (Ajax Amsterdam): 40 games, 33 goals, 9 assists
- 2020/21 (West Ham United and Ajax Amsterdam): 42 games, 20 goals, 8 assists
- 2019/20 (West Ham United): 35 games, 7 goals, 2 assists
- 2018/19 (Eintracht Frankfurt): 41 games, 20 goals, 12 assists
Transfer expert Soi Fei Haller: “It will be enough to continue to dominate the Bundesliga”
So Haller scored this season, even proving on the international stage that he can do it: eleven goals in eight Champions League matches. Soeke is sure: “The former Frankfurter will certainly be enough to continue dominating the Bundesliga.” But will the 27-year-old have the high quality of scoring crucial goals in the first division? That is exactly what the Bayern leaders have to do about sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic at the moment. Sueki replied: “Doubtful.”
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