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Official: Barcelona sign Robert Lewandowski



The biggest transfer saga of the summer has come to an end as Barcelona have completed the signing of Robert Lewandowski from Bayern Munich. The Pole will sign a three-year deal with the option to extend it for a further year.

The transfer fee is said to amount to €45 million in fixed payment, plus €5 million in variables.

And while the move has gone through, it comes with a fair bit of problems, the first one being Lewandowski’s wages. Barcelona will have to find a way to register him alongside the already signed Franck Kessie, Andreas Christensen and Raphinha.

Secondly, Barcelona have no spare jersey number in the first-team squad for the striker. His preferred #9 is with Memphis Depay, who, while linked with an exit, is still in the team. Ansu Fati dons the #10, and Ousmane Dembele has the #7.

Either way, Barcelona have seemingly pulled off one of the biggest transfers of the season – signing the Golden Boot winner of the last two seasons. Welcome to Camp Nou, Lewa!

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