Lewandowski opens up on early days of his Barcelona career – 101 Great Goals
Barcelona reached an agreement with Bayern Munich to sign Robert Lewandowski for £42.5m last month.
The hitman has since linked up with Barcelona on their pre-season tour and is set to be their main striker in 2022/23.
Lewandowski made his debut for La Blaugrana last weekend, scoring one and assisting two for his new club.
Now, with the new season upon us, the hitman has opened up about his time at Barca so far:
“I feel like a little kid walking into a big store full of new toys. What I feel in Barcelona so far is pure happiness and motivation to start this new chapter,” he said. -he declares.
“In Munich, I missed new challenges. I won a lot of titles and noticed that I felt less and less intensity. I needed another challenge, a boost. A change of environment.
Lewandowski added: “Guardiola’s philosophy, his way of looking after and managing the team…I think he basically ‘brought’ Barca to Bayern Munich. And Xavi is a lot like Guardiola. Both were ‘6’, worked together, they think about football the same way.
“With that in mind, Barca was the only option for me. I didn’t speak to him before signing. But being with him at Bayern was like great preparation to one day arrive at Barca. There were a lot of Spanish officials , there were eight Spanish players, I had a very good relationship with Thiago and Javi Martínez, both congratulated me when I signed for Barça.
Lewandowski’s first competitive outing for Barcelona is set to come on Saturday, August 13 against Rayo Vallecano.
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