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Robert Lewandowski to Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp 'seeking reunion' as agent hints at Bayen Munich exit

Jurgen Klopp signed Robert Lewandowski from Lech Poznan to Borussia Dortmund in 2010

Published 12/10/2015

Polish striker Robert Lewandowski's agent hinted last month that his client could soon make a move away from Bayern
Polish striker Robert Lewandowski's agent hinted last month that his client could soon make a move away from Bayern

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is seeking a reunion with Bayern Munich's Polish striker Robert Lewandowski, according to reports.

Klopp had previously said that Lewandowski, a player he signed to Borussia Dortmund from Lech Poznan in 2010, had given him the "biggest satisfaction" as a coach.

Lewandowski's agent hinted last month that his client could soon make a move away from Bayern in the near future.

He has scored a staggering amount of goals for club and country already this season, 21 in just 13 appearances - including five goals in nine minutes against Wolfsburg.

"Games like the one against Wolfsburg immensely help a player increase his value," his agent Cezary Kucharsk had said.

Under Klopp at Dortmund, Lewandowski soon become a hero for the club, scoring over 100 goals, and winning two Bundesliga titles.

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The 27-year-old striker, who would have signed for Blackburn Rovers in 2010 were not for the Eyjafjallajokull volcano eruption, has a contract in place with Bayern until June 2019.

Signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan:
Signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan: "Mkhitaryan fits us like an arse on a bucket. What he offers is exactly what we need."
On his wife's books: "She wrote a book for children. It's like Harry Potter - but it's about football. There's no Harry Potter flying on his f****** stick - just football."
His singing skills on the team bus: "I couldn't have been a rock star, although I do sing Country Road very loudly on the PlayStation karaoke game."
What he told his players after a poor first half: "I told my players during the break: Since we're here anyway, we might actually play a bit of football."
Are players banned from having sex before matches? "My players sleep in double rooms the night before the match. I hope that nothing happens."
To a rival Schalke fan on the secret of winning the Bundesliga: "How do you explain to a blind person what colour is?"
Borussia Dortmund's rivalry with Bayern Munich: "We have a bow and arrow and if we aim well, we can hit the target. The problem is that Bayern has a bazooka. The probability that they will hit the target is clearly higher. But then Robin Hood was apparently quite successful."
On his playing career: "I never succeeded in bringing to the field what was going on in my brain. I had the talent for the fifth division, and the mind for the Bundesliga. The result was a career in the second division."
On Bayern: "They are like the Chinese in the business world. They look at what others are doing and copy it, just with more money."
Losing the 2013 Champions League final: "The only thing I can say is that it was great. London is the town of the Olympic Games. The weather was good, everything is OK. Only the result is s***."
On having had a hair transplant: "Yes, it's true. I underwent a hair transplant. And I think the results are really cool, don't you?"
On being sent to the stands: "I'm a bit proud of my first red card as coach. I approached the fourth official and said 'How many mistakes are allowed here? If it is 15 then you have one more.'"

“The biggest satisfaction you can get is when you take a player from Poland, from a small club and watch him play like he does today," Klopp had said of Lewandowski.

“The difference between that player we signed and the player he is today is unbelievable.”

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