Poland national team coach Franciszek Smuda claims striker Robert Lewandowski, club team mate of Shinji Kagawa, is on his way to Manchester United this summer.
“Lewy is going to Manchester United, Kuba also somewhere in England, Piszczek to Real,” said Smuda. “They have a goal and they want to grow. I base the squad on them.”
The 23-year-old scored 30 goals in 46 appearances last season and was the third highest scorer in the league, behind Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and Mario Gómez.
Last month, Lewandowski’s agent confirmed that United were keen to sign the striker.
“I can confirm that the (new contract) offer of Borussia Dortmund is insufficient,” Maik Barthel told Bild. “I am also able to confirm an interest of Manchester United in the services of Robert Lewandowski.”
However, Borussia Dortmund’s manager, Jurgen Klopp, then claimed the Polish striker would not be going anywhere.
“We will not sell Robert Lewandowski – not for any price,” he told German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung. “Our biggest obligation is to have a strong squad and one that enables you to play a successful game. He will remain at our club.”