Robert Lewandowski has already scored 13 goals this season for Borussia Dortmund, and last year's Champions League finalists will be considerably weakened with the imminent loss of him and will strongly effect their Bundesliga title challenge next year as well as their European hopes.
The 25-year-old joined Dortmund in 2010, however is out of contract at the end of the season, meaning he is able to leave on a free transfer in the summer, or even as little as £7 million in the January transfer window. His options are endless as any club would want a world class striker to play for them but the question is who will he move to? He has confirmed he has decided who he will join in the summer, so these are his likely options and the odds for him to choose them as his next destination.
Bayern München (Odds - 10-1):- It looked almost certain that Lewandowski was Bayern-bound, however not anymore.
Dortmund remain very reluctant to sell another star player to Bayern, after Mario Gotze made the move to Munich last summer, despite it being reported that Lewandowski had confirmed his move to Bayern in September. With odds of 10-1, it wouldn't be a bad bet to put on.
Real Madrid (Odds - 4-1):- This move did not seem likely three months ago, however now, has the smallest odds and looks to be a realistic move; especially if Karim Benzema decides to depart the Spanish giants.
Lewandowski would be the perfect fit to the Madrid line up and would certainly strengthen next year's Champions League chances for them; and in my opinion would give them the edge over Barcelona and help them over turn their rivals recent triumphs.
Chelsea (Odds - 10-1):- Chelsea have four centre-forwards (including Romelu Lukaku) and would not seem to need another, however all are very inconsistent with their form and none of them have secured a place in Jose Mourinho's starting line-up.
Demba Ba looks likely to depart this January, and Lukaku is again on loan. This could create a space for Lewandowski, who would almost certainly fit straight into the their plans. Whether Lewandowski would opt for a move to the West-London club remains to be seen, but I am sure the fans of Chelsea would love to see his name on the Blues' team sheet.
Arsenal (Odds - 12-1):- Olivier Giroud is currently Arsenal's only centre forward, and despite the French man's good start to the season, Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis is rumoured to be targeting an additional striker as he believes Giroud will not be able to go on all alone until the end of the season.
If Arsenal were to move for the Polish goal machine, it would be likely to be in January. The recent form of the North London club and with the addition of Mesut Ozil, a move to the Gunners might look quite attractive, but is fairly unlikely .
The decision of course lies with the player, and the transfer saga is likely to generate huge interest all over the world.
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