'He wants to do something else' -Bayern Munich CONFIRM Robert Lewandowski wants to leave amid Barcelona transfer links

ROBERT LEWANDOWSKI wants to leave Bayern Munich this summer, the Bundesliga giants have confirmed.

The Pole has been linked with a move to Barcelona, having snubbed a new deal at Bayern.

Lewandowski's deal has one year left to run.

Bayern sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic told Sky Germany: "I spoke with Lewa.

"In that discussion he informed me that he does not want to accept our offer to extend the contract and that he would like to leave the club.

"He said he wants to do something else. But our position has not changed.

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"The fact is he has a contract to June 30, 2023."

According to The Times, Barca have agreed a three-year deal with Lewandowski and believe they can sign him for a fee between £25million and £35m.

Amid links to the 33-year-old, Barca boss Xavi was recently asked if he would be willing to recruit veterans this summer

He replied: "It's not age, it's performance. Players take care of themselves so much and every year they are more professional.

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"Ibrahimovic, Modric, Dani Alves, they all have a very high performance at important clubs.

"Cristiano and Messi too. Age is not a priority. If it improves us, that's the important thing."

Lewandowski has also been linked with a move to the Premier League.

Chelsea and Manchester United have been known to admire the Pole in the past.

Earlier this year, Sky Sports Germany reporter Marc Behrenbeck said: "What we know about Lewandowski and his agent Pini Zahavi…

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"Lewandowski really wants to have this one big move, to Spain or the Premier League. Really great markets for players.

"So Lewandowski and his agent will try to get this move in the summer."

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