Barcelona have made bid for Robert Lewandowski, confirms Joan Laporta
Posted by  badge Boss on Jul 07
Robert Lewandowski is pushing for a move to Barcelona (Picture: Getty Images)

have made a bid for Robert Lewandowski which is currently being considered by , confirms the Spanish club’s president Joan Laporta.

Barca’s pursuit of the Polish striker has been very public this summer, as has his desire to leave Bayern and take on a new challenge late in his career.

in the 33-year-old, but he has spurned their advances as his heart is set on a move to Barcelona.

Now it is up to the Catalan club to come to an agreement with the Bavarians, which could be close, with Laporta confirming that an offer is being considered.

‘We have made an offer that they will be evaluating and we are waiting for the answer,’ Laporta said at the unveiling of summer signing Andreas Christensen.

Bayern are thought to want £43m for the veteran forward and are also making demands of Barcelona on the way any deal is structured.

Due to Barca’s woeful financial situation,

They are legitimate concers as Barcelona are already not in a situation to sign anyone else unless they engineer some more cash in the coming days and weeks.

The club has already sole 10 per cent of their earnings from TV rights over the next 25 years to an American investment firm for £176m.

Joan Laporta has unveiled Andreas Christensen and Franck Kessie this week (Picture: Getty Images)

They plan on selling another percentage of TV rights among other ‘financial levers’ which is set to bring in around £425m and will allow them to bring in more players.

Meanwhile, they are trying to get other players off the wage bill, with Clement Lenglet set to be the next out of the door as a loan move to Tottenham is close to being announced.

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