Lewandowski ‘open-minded’ on Bayern Munich future amid exit rumors

Poland striker reportedly considering summer move but insists he is happy and settled in Bavaria

Robert Lewandowski says he is “open-minded” about his future amid speculation he may seek to leave Bayern Munich this summer, although he remains relaxed about any potential transfers.

The prolific Polish striker has been linked with a departure from the Allianz Arena, with clubs from Italy, Spain and England apparently interested.

However, the 32-year-old insists he is happy in Germany and therefore unlikely to actively push for a move.

What did Lewandowski say about his future?

Asked about his future, Lewandowski said Canal +: “I remain open-minded. I feel very good at Bayern, the city is superb, it’s a great club.

“I am always curious to learn a new language, a new culture. But if it will be in football or after my career, even me, I don’t know.

Lewandowski on the “pain” of the defeat of the CL

Although Bayern had another successful domestic season, winning a ninth consecutive Bundesliga title, they relinquished their hold on the Champions League after a defeat in the quarter-finals against Paris Saint-Germain in April.

Lewandowski missed both legs against the French champions with a knee injury and admits he found it to be a tough watch from the sidelines.

“Against PSG, the pain was great,” he said. “You feel such helplessness, such weakness, the inability to help your teammates win the game. This helplessness bothers me.

“I think if I had been on the pitch maybe things would have turned out differently. But I can’t help it.

“Personally, it was difficult to accept this loss. We could have beaten them easily and moved on to the next round.

Lewandowski calm on Muller’s record

As well as sacking Bayern to another title, Lewandowski made Bundesliga history scoring 41 league goals at beat the record set by legendary Gerd Muller in 1971-72.

The former Borussia Dortmund striker says such achievements are not what drives him, although he is very proud to break a record that he thought no one would ever come close to.

“I’m not obsessed with records. When I take on new challenges, I try to do what no one has ever done. Because it pushes me to move forward, ”he said.

“For me, if you do something you love, you can achieve goals that you thought were impossible.

“To be honest, I thought no player could come close to this record. Especially since I did not play for several matches, I was injured part of the season. And in reality, I don’t realize the magnitude of it. I don’t really feel it and maybe that’s a good thing.

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