Report: World class striker is intrigued by possibility of moving to Chelsea, Tuchel 'absolutely adores' him

Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski is actually intrigued by the idea of joining Chelsea, albeit his preference is still to complete a transfer to Barcelona in this summer transfer window.

According to Miguel Delaney’s newsletter for The Independent, there’s growing tension between Bayern and Barcelona that threatens to ruin the 33-year-old’s potential move to the Camp Nou.

It is understood Bayern are insisting on the full €50million (£42million) to be paid for Lewandowski’s signature, which puts a move to Barca at risk.

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The report explains a transfer to Chelsea and London does appeal to the striker if he doesn’t get his desired wish. Also, Blues manager Thomas Tuchel “absolutely adores” Lewandowski as a player and views him as the perfect modern day forward.

It’s been claimed Tuchel would prefer to sign Lewandowski over Cristiano Ronaldo if the pair were made available to him in this transfer market.

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Lewandowski intrigued by Chelsea

It still sounds like a long way off happening, but the latest update suggest Lewandowski to Chelsea is not completely off the cards.

There will be a lot of intrigue from supporters to see what happens if the Bayern goal machine doesn’t complete a move to Barcelona.

He’s been one of the very best centre-forwards in the sport for a decade, scoring 344 goals in 375 games for Bayern. He’s expressed his desire to leave the Allianz Arena this summer, though.

Described as “world class” by Romelu Lukaku back in 2021, Lewandowski is proving he’s still in the very prime years of his career.

The next high-profile striker that does move to Stamford Bridge will have the pressure of breaking the No.9 curse that currently exists at Chelsea.

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