Bundesliga striker would love Manchester United move

Published 13 Comments

Football News

Robert Lewandowski is desperate for a move to Manchester United and is keeping tabs on Wayne Rooney’s situation at Old Trafford.

According to The Sun, the Borussia Dortmund striker would love a move to the Premier League and would especially like a move to Old Trafford to play under Sir Alex Ferguson.

Rooney’s Manchester United future was called into doubt last week when he was left out of the starting line up for the Champions League last 16 second leg with Real Madrid.

The report claims this has alerted Lewandowski and he would be interested in replacing the England international.

It also says Manchester United came close to landing the Poland international in the summer with a £17million bid, but Ferguson pulled out when he was given the opportunity to sign Arsenal captain Robin van Persie.

According to the report, Lewandowski’s only hope of getting a move to Old Trafford is if Rooney actually leaves or any one of Ferguson’s four senior strikers.

Manchester United currently have an embarrassment if riches in the attacking department with Rooney and Van Persie complimented by Javier Hernandez and Danny Welbeck.

The report also claims the Bundesliga champions are already lining up a replacement for Lewandowski with Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko on their radar.

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE:

Premier League
Manchester United

Article Comments

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again