Robert Lewandowski in his presentation as a culé

ACCORDING TO 'SPORT'

Lewandowski's pact with Barça that harms Memphis

Published:21/07/2022 - 19:11h

Updated:21/07/2022 - 19:11h

Lewandowski will carry, almost certainly, the '9' in his new stage as a culé. Despite the fact that said number belongs to Memphis, the Pole would have verbally agreed to grant it when signing with the club

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Robert Lewandowski follows enjoying of his first steps like player of the FC Barcelona. They have been days very agitated around the Pole, since his contracting announced the past Monday, did official the Tuesday and was presented this Wednesday in a brief act in the hotel where is carrying out the concentration of the Barcelona expedition. The player has seen happy and ilusionado after fulfilling his maximum wish, which is to put under the orders of Xavi Hernández from this season.

However, the goleador of the Bundelisga has not been able to melt the equipación blaugrana to contest his first meeting like culé. In the goleada of the Catalans in front of the Inter Miami, the one of Warsaw observed the party from the terracing beside Gerard Hammered and those that were not available for Óscar Hernández, on duty trainer of the Barça in that friendly. Nevertheless, his debut could give in the Classical veraniego in front of the Real Madrid, which will take place next Saturday.

One of the greater incógnitas for said meeting is the dorsal that will dress the Pole. The number predilecto of the player is the '9', which has lucido from his second season like footballer of the Borussia Dortmund, through his go through the Bayern of Munich and that expects to dress in his new stage in the City Condal. The problem yace in that said dorsal belongs him to Memphis Depay, by what to the Pole still no can him assigned and is the reason whereby the T-shirt of his presentation only had his surname.

In spite of this, from the newspaper 'SPORT' ensure that in Can Barça does not exist doubt some that Lewandowski lucirá the '9' in his back from the next campaign. And it is that the previously mentioned source sustains that the ariete has a verbal pact with the Catalan entity to carry said dorsal, since this was one of the conditions imposed by Robert in the negotiations by commercial reasons, since to change of number his mark 'RL9' could see affected.

It will follow the 'trail' of several legends

The true is that earlier that late to Lewandowski will be him conceded the number '9', waiting for seeing that sucede with a Memphis whose future also is in the 'air', but that to remain in Barcelona will have to take another dorsal. By his part, the Polish forward will join to a list of Barcelona legends that carried said number. Luis Suárez, Samuel Eto'or and Ronaldo Nazario are some of which lucieron the '9', and now Robert also will want to write his history in the Camp Nou carrying said number in his back.

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