Since last season, Polish international striker Robert Lewandowski has been disillusioned with life at current club Borussia Dortmund and has been linked with numerous clubs.
For the first time, Lewandowski has confirmed he will be leaving Dortmund for rivals Bayern Munich next summer.
As he will be out of contract, he will be able to sign a pre-contract deal in January for a summer move to the Allianz Arena, however he is hopeful of a move even sooner.
Lewandowski told TV station Sport1: "We still have to wait a bit but I say I think in January I can go."
Lewandowski signed for Dortmund in 2010 from Lech Poznan for a fee in the region of £4 million which has been very good business.
He played an integral part in Dortmund, subduing Bayern's Bundesliga dominance and helping to secure back-to-back title wins. The giant frontman also won Polish Player of the Year in 2011 and 2012 respectively.
Lewandowski has a sensational goalscoring record in the Bundesliga, scoring 58 goals in just 103 games.
He's not the first Dortmund player to change his allegiances to Bayern - it was only earlier this year that former teammate Mario Götze completed his move for a fee of £32 million.
Götze and Lewandowski linked up well for Dortmund and the signing of Lewandowski will only help to secure their dominance in the Bundesliga once again for the reigning German and European champions.
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