Borussia Dortmund have again insisted Robert Lewandowski will not be sold this summer. Not to Bayern Munich. Not to anyone.
The Poland international has a year to run on his contract and there has been much speculation about his future with the 24-year-old at one stage thought to be on the verge of a move to Bayern.
However, Dortmund ruled out a move for Lewandowski to their fiercest rivals.
That led to suggestions that teams in England, including Manchester United, Chelsea and Manchester City, would have a good chance of securing his services.
However, Dortund's general manager Hans-Joachim Watzke says Lewandowski will not be leaving the Westphalia this summer.
"Robert will definitely be playing for Borussia Dortmund next season," he told Germany's Suddeutsche Zeitung newspaper.
"We need this security to be able to plan (for the season)."
Lewandowski has scored 54 goals in 98 Bundesliga appearances for Dortmund and became the first player to score four goals in a semi-final of the Champions League when he single-handedly dismantled Real Madrid.
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