Robert Lewandoffski to Manchester United

by Sam Peoples

Robert Lewandowski has been heavily linked with a move to Manchester United for the past six months with the Borussia Dortmund striker looking likely to leave the German side this summer.

And Ferguson recently admitted that United are indeed interest in signing Lewandowski but why would United need another striker in a squad that already possesses a phenomenal quartet? He showed why with an emphatic four goal haul against Real Madrid last night.

lewandowski1 8′ – Lewandowski steered a whipped cross in on the full stretch and made it look easy. It was a difficult chance to take but he took it with aplomb.  It is the trademark of a great striker to make a difficult chance look easy, something he did all night. lewandowski2

50′ – It isn’t hard to see why Lewandowski is held in such high regard from this goal. A sublime first touch is only bettered by the calm, controlled finish. In a crowded box, he found space and looked as cool as ice – another hallmark of any great striker.lewandowski3

55′ – Just when you think Lewandowski can’t play any better on the night, he goes and scores this. 3 touches is all it takes for him to control the ball,  turn into space away from two oncoming Madrid defenders and rifle the ball into the roof of the net.   It was a goal that embodied everything you want from a striker.lewandowski4

67′ – And to top it off, Lewandowski kept his cool and ferociously struck the ball home from the spot to make it four on the night for himself and Dortmund. No messing about – just laces through the ball.

Manchester United would be foolish not to be interested in him. As Ferguson always re-iterates, he always look for value and availability in the transfer market – look no further than Lewandowski. Players like him don’t come around very often.

Last season, I didn’t think we needed to sign a striker and van Persie came along. Nine months later, United were crowned Premier League champions. This season, I don’t think we need to sign a striker so we’ll do the same thing and sign another one.

And judging from his performance tonight on the biggest of stages, Ferguson will certainly be keeping further tabs on Lewandowski ahead of what is going to be another busy summer for United.

Do you think Lewandowski would be a good signing for Manchester United? Have your say

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22 comments

Schmikes 04/26/2013 - 16:42

Lewa has already agreed a deal to go to Bayern. They have an option to take him on a free in a year or pay a fee this summer.

As for what United need, it’s fairly obvious….a left and potentially right sided winger / attacking midfielder. Someone to complement Carrick and Kagawa in the centre and potentially further experience at left back to reduce the workload on Evra.

It’s almost shameful to see United “fans” claiming that they need to sign Strootman and Rodriguez……I can pretty much guarantee that these guys have never seen the respective stars play a match let alone a full season. Just because the gossip columns link a player to United, that does mean our fans go and spread the gospel of Strootman.

The dream scenario for United is the capture of Bale for anything short of £60m…That or the re-capture of CR7. Neither of those are very likely so, in reality, at large bid for Sandro and a lot of game time for Zaha is something that I can see happening.

That plus a long, drawn out saga over the transfer of Neymar before he joins Barca, is my prediction.

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abubakar s yakub 04/26/2013 - 01:21

Man Utd should buy lewandowsky, strootman or wanyama and james rodreguez. Utd wld get more money nd more trophies in my openion.

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abubakar s yakub 04/26/2013 - 01:19

Utd should sign lewandowsky, victor wanyama or strootman and james rodreduez or reus.

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Kato alex 04/25/2013 - 23:34

For my case i need fagie to go 4 strong midfielders lyke, kevin strootman, sammy kedira and also a person lyke maroune falleine will be a very big boost to man united squards.

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AGESIN 04/25/2013 - 21:11

United need midfield and winger.

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Mike akelo 04/25/2013 - 20:47

Fergie shld sign pple lyke falcao,strootman,lewandowski n rodriquez 4 us 2 maitain bng the champs

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Mike akelo 04/25/2013 - 20:40

We nid 2 sign lewandowski 4 btter pe4mance

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adedotun 04/25/2013 - 19:05

Fergie should have gone for lewandowski instead of van persie bcos he his young and can still offer manU with quality strikes 6or a very long time.

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Menakor Twayen 04/25/2013 - 19:02

Player like lawdonfski wilk be sir. Alex one of best signning. With lawdonfsfki we can beat any team with any number of goals. Sir. Alex pls be swift n sign lawdonsfki plus one midfeder n two winger.

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Phillo 04/25/2013 - 18:38

Lewandoski has to come as the cover up 4 van persie not forgeting modric & james or de maria

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Idris mohammed 04/25/2013 - 17:01

No doubt lewadoski is a very good player but he is not our problem now ,our major problem is defensive mildfilder , wing nd a good defender cos ferdinand,vidic are old so we need people to replace them though smalling ,evans,jones are there to replace them but still we need another defenders that could serve as back bone In case of injury.

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Ohitai John Mario 04/25/2013 - 16:49

Amazing to have best players at Old Trafford like Strootman and Lewandowski. I wish my dreams come true! Man Utd needs two wingers in addition to the above to Keep Utd shine bright forever.

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Ohitai John Mario 04/25/2013 - 16:45

Amazing to have best players at Old Trafford like Strootman and Lewandowski. I wish my dreams come true! Man Utd needs two wingers in addition to the above b’se Nani, Valencia and Young have shown they can not do any more for Utd. It has been a bogus season for them and I wish them a good exit from Old Trafford.

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patrick chimaji 04/25/2013 - 16:25

man utd need lawandosiki mat hunmmel gotze k strootman fellaine ferguson should try to buy those player with them i belieave man u will lefit all de trph next seasio

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bash kabuga 04/25/2013 - 15:58

precisely the signin of that crazy attacker wen it comes to goal scoring is indeed amazin. pl’s sir.alex.don’t miss this tym around.

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Victor Henshaw Ita 04/25/2013 - 15:14

Man united need a striker like Lewandoski,Kevin Strooman in midfield and centre defender.

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dinikwm 04/25/2013 - 13:32

We need to see lowandosfk, james, kevin nd gozte. If we get dis we most win champion leag!

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BASHIR DAMULIRA 04/25/2013 - 13:25

I think united needs lewndowski and fellaine to have more match winners

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geoffrey bosire 04/25/2013 - 12:35

i think lewandofsk needs aclub lyk man uthey will play 2gether with Rvp, as for rooney he alread has arole in middle field an i know he can play well he is anyc guy who sacrifices for the whole team!!!

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ALAIN 04/25/2013 - 10:36

I think Sir Alex must take Kevin Strootman , James Rodriguez and Robert Lewandoffski also

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Ocran justice 04/25/2013 - 02:40

Man u need lewandoscky

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larry 04/25/2013 - 02:26

I think. United need a midfielder like kevin strootman aswell as 2 defender,1 right back as a cover up replacement for raphael and a central defender. ,and we also need a striker like lewandoffski who can also.provide united with at lease 20 goals in a season,incase super van persie is injured,so rooney can play is natural possition as a free role not a converted striker

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