Lewandowski: ‘Sir Alex Ferguson wanted me to come to Manchester’

Tue 22 December 2020 | 8:13

Bayern Munich Polish star, Robert Lewandowski has talked about an opportunity in the past to join the Red Devils.

Robert Lewandowski



in 2014 from


. Since then, he has scored 261 goals in 304 games he appeared in for Bayern. He has established himself as one of the best goalscorers in the world. With his spectacular performances this season, he managed to win Ballon d'Or.

Now, he has talked about a very different future he could have had.

In an interview with

France Football

, he said:

"After my second year in Dortmund, I had a conversation with Sir Alex Ferguson.

He wanted me to come to Manchester.

"I was very interested. I can even say I was ready. But Dortmund didn't want to let me go. It didn't upset me more than that because things were going well with Borussia."

The Polish star also talked about his idols when he was teenager.

He said,

“The ones I admired were Alessandro Del Piero and Thierry Henry, even Roberto Baggio, whom I saw playing when I was very young.

“But, as much as the big names, what made me dream were the big stadiums and their atmospheres.”


source: SportMob