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Lewandowski makes Bayern vow ahead of €50m Barcelona switch

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The Polish star will join the Catalans ahead of their pre-season tour.

Robert Lewandowski has promised to come back to Munich for a ‘proper’ goodbye to Bayern employees ahead of his move to Barcelona. 

Bayern confirmed they have reached an agreement with Barcelona over Lewandowski’s transfer. The Catalans will reportedly pay a €45m fee, with another €5m in add-ons.

Lewandowski trained with Bayern players for the last time on Saturday. Photos emerged of the new Barcelona signing hugging his former teammates and coaching staff after the training session. 

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However, Lewandowski says he still owes Bayern employees a proper goodbye.

Speaking to Sky Sport News, he said: “I will come back and say goodbye to all the employees properly. I didn’t have much time to prepare for it now.

“These eight years were special and you don’t forget that. I had a great time in Munich. I will fly soon. But after the training camp I will come again and say goodbye properly and organise a few things.

“I said goodbye to the guys on the pitch today. I wasn’t worried about an injury in training. Something can happen to me at home. I wanted to keep fit and so I trained with the boys again.”

Lewandowski will join the likes of Ousmane Dembele and Raphinha in Barcelona‘s attacking line next season. Meanwhile, Bayern have added Sadio Mane to their ranks as part of their efforts to cover for Lewandowski’s departure.