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Bayern Munich eager to see Lewandowski again against Barcelona – Sporting Life

Bayern Munich boss Julian Nagelsmann says he is looking forward to seeing Robert Lewandowski again as they host Barcelona in the Champions League.

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Poland striker Lewandowski scored 344 times in 374 games for Bayern before joining Barca this summer for £42.6m.

The 34-year-old has scored nine goals in six games for his new club.

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“I am looking forward to it, not so much as an opponent because he’s very dangerous, but as a person I will be pleased to see him,” said Nagelsmann.

“I hope the fans will honour that too, regardless of how things were with his departure.”

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Lewandowski won the German Bundesliga title in each of his eight seasons with Bayern – and the 2020 Champions League, plus three German Cups.

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He is their second top scorer of all time, but sullied his reputation when he forced through a move to La Liga this summer.

“He is their most dangerous threat in front of goal,” added Nagelsmann. “If he maintains the physical fitness he can . for sure a few more seasons at this level.

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“In the last few years he has been scoring about 40 goals a year. He is on a good road towards achieving that this season.

“We have to stop passes and crosses to him. But t. are several other very good .ers in that team as well.”

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