Bayern Munich attacker Robert Lewandowski reveals that he talked with Sir Alex Ferguson concerning a possible move to Manchester United in 2012.
Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has exposed that he came close to joining Manchester United while at Borussia Dortmund
The 32-year-old – who was recently voted the Best Men’s Player at the 2020 FIFA awards – delighted in 3 respected projects with Dortmund prior to making the switch to Bayern in 2014.
Lewandowski was a man in need after rupturing onto the scene under Jurgen Klopp, and the Poland international has now raised the cover on talks with Sir Alex Ferguson in 2012.
Speaking to France Football, Lewandowski stated: “After my second year in Dortmund, I had a discussion with Sir Alex Ferguson. He desired me to come to Manchester.
“I was very interested. I can even say I was ready. But Dortmund didn’t want to let me go. It didn’t upset me more than that because things were going well with Borussia.”
Lewandowski has turn into one of the world’s most respected forwards during his time with Bayern, where he has discovered the back of the net 266 times in 307 appearances throughout all competitions, consisting of 20 goals in the existing campaign.