Robert Lewandowski's agent 'confirms' the forward's transfer to Bayern Munich

The agent for Robert Lewandowski said Monday the Borussia Dortmund striker will transfer to Bayern Munich in a matter of weeks.

Adrian Chiles talked of his feeling of 'strong man-love' towards Jürgen Klopp

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Head Coach Jupp Heynckes of Bayern Munich celebrates after the final whistle (Martin Rose/Getty Images)

'For some of my players it was time to win something like this': Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes celebrates Champions League victory

While beaten Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp promises his team will return for another final

Borussia Dortmund v Bayern Munich: Robert Lewandowski hoping to hand Dortmund a glittering parting gift

There are a few managers who might have signed Robert Lewandowski. But for the Icelandic ash cloud that cancelled his flight, he might have joined Sam Allardyce at Blackburn. He was offered to Roberto Martinez at Wigan, who since Lewandowski had three agents representing him, was unsure what precisely was on the table.

An incredible display put on by Dortmund fans at the Westfalenstadion
Markus Babbel as a manager and in 2001 as a Liverpool player

Former Liverpool defender Markus Babbel on verge of Millwall appointment

The Championship side are seeking a replacement for Kenny Jackett

Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund will contest the Champions League final

Champions League final: Bayern Munich have more to lose than Borussia Dortmund

The anticipation in Germany for the Wembley final is increasing

Arjen Robben

Arjen Robben dismisses speculation linking him with switch to Manchester City

The Bayern Munich forward is focusing on this month's Champions League final

Christian Eriksen

Liverpool 'target' Christian Eriksen holds talks with Borussia Dortmund

The Ajax midfielder is coveted by a number of clubs

£20m Bayer Leverkusen star Andre Schurrle 'has already signed for Chelsea'

General manager Wolfgang Holzhauser reveals suspicion that German international has signed a pre-contract with the Premier League club

Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund will contest the Champions League final
Barcelona midfielder Xavi pictured ahead of the tie with Bayern Munich

Champions League: Barcelona v Bayern Munich match preview

A look ahead to tonight’s Champions League semi-final second leg at the Nou Camp

Mourinho has praised Borussia Dortmund ahead of their clash with Real Madrid

Champions League: Jose Mourinho heaps praise on Real Madrid opponents Borussia Dortmund

The Spanish side must overturn a 4-1 deficit to progress to the final

Cristiano Ronaldo pictured in action as Dortmund celebrate a goal in their 4-1 win over Real Madrid

Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo available for Real Madrid meeting with Borussia Dortmund

The Spanish side trail 4-1 after the first-leg

Four star: Robert Lewandowski is said to want a move to the Premier League

Alex Ferguson closes in on Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski

Multi-million pound commercial deals give Manchester United the muscle to bid for Polish international

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