Romelu Lukaku has become a laughing stock at Manchester United this season, but they’d have a lethal number nine if Robert Lewandowski reports are true.
TMW, via the Express, have reported the United hierarchy are dreaming of signing the 30-year-old this summer and, if they can persuade Lewandowski to leave Bayern Munich, he could turn the club’s fortunes around within a season. Indeed, the Pole really is that good.
It’s been years since the Red Devils had such a top class forward at the club and a move for the former Dortmund ace would surely send the fanbase into meltdown, such is his standing in the game.
Lewandowski has been prolific for over half a decade now and is showing no signs of letting up. This season alone, he’s scored 22 goals and made 10 assists in 33 Bundesliga appearances this season. Obviously, United fans would kill for a striker of that quality after watching Lukaku.
The Belgian has scored just 12 goals this season and that’s nowhere near enough considering he’s supposedly their number one striker, and his stature means his sole purpose is scoring goals. It that wasn’t enough, Lewandowski’s all-round play is better and he bags the goals too.
He’s rated at £63m on Transfermarkt and has two seasons left on his contract. Clearly, United haven’t been shy on spending money over the last few years and they certainly can’t afford to be if they actually want to bring Lewandowski to Old Trafford.
He’d be worth every penny and would finally give United fans something to cheer about. He’d be the perfect number nine to take them back to the top of the table, but whether Ed Woodward could pull off the deal is another matter.
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