The Polish sharpshooter suggests he desires to extend his stay at the Allianz Arena well beyond 2023 – the length of his current contract.
Robert Lewandowski insists he intends to continue playing for “at least another five years” as he seeks “to play football at the top level for a longer period of time”.
Lewandowski started his senior career with Delta Warsaw in his native Poland back in 2005.
The striker, after spending a few more years in the country, shifted to Germany and joined Borussia Dortmund where he made himself known to the world.
He scored an impressive 103 goals in 187 total appearances for Dortmund before earning a move to Bayern Munich in the summer of 2014.
At Bayern, the Best FIFA Men’s Player of the year 2020 has established himself as arguably the best marksman in the world and also one of the very best players.
32-year-old Lewandowski is showing no signs of slowing down, evident from his mouthwatering tally of 42 goals in 36 games this season, and he suggests he has no plans to put a full stop to his 15-year career any time soon.
“I haven’t really thought about what will happen in three or four years,” Lewandowski told GQ when asked about his retirement plans. “But I want to play for at least another five years. Maybe longer if I can.”
“At the moment I’m in Munich, playing in the best team in the world, having fun with my teammates and feeling very good here.
“I want to play football at the top level for a longer period of time.
“My contract with FC Bayern still has two years left, so I don’t think you need to think about that.”