Rummenigge will ‘accept any bet’ against Lewandowski staying at Bayern

Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has no doubt Robert Lewandowski will remain at the club next season.

Reports linking the Poland international with a move to Real Madrid have resurfaced, with Spanish outlet AS claiming he will ask the Bundesliga side to listen to offers.

But Rummenigge insists the Spanish club have not asked about the star striker and is willing to bet any amount that he will not be going anywhere in the next transfer window.

“I had a meeting with the ECA in Rome last Monday and Tuesday. There were also representatives of Real Madrid. No word was spoken about Robert Lewandowski,” Rummenigge said.

“I think they know in Madrid that Lewandowski still has a contract for another three years here in Munich. Therefore, he will play at Bayern Munich next season. I will accept any bet on this matter.”

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Bayern coach Jupp Heynckes also backed the 29-year-old to stay put and look to break his boss’ goal record in the league.

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“I assume that Lewandowski will break my Bundesliga goalscoring record in the next two or three years,” he said .

Lewandowski is currently on 175 goals in the German top flight after his early strike against Borussia Dortmund on Saturday, while Heynckes ended his career with 220.

The ex-Borussia Dortmund forward has netted 24 in 26 Bundesliga games this term with a further five in seven in the Champions League.

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