Robert Lewandowski: With Pep Guardiola I prepared myself to arrive at Barcelona one day

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Robert Lewandowski He hasn’t even been a player for a month FC Barcelona and even so, he does not hesitate to show the enthusiasm he has in this new stage of his career in football on the old continent. In fact, the Polish attacker has reiterated that he prepared very well under the orders of Pep Guardiola to someday come to Barcelona.

It is important to highlight that the Spanish coach spent many years under the command of Bayern Munich where he won countless titles. Also, Lewandowski he took advantage of this to learn a lot about his philosophy on the pitch.

“Guardiola’s philosophy and his style of caring for and running the team I think was basically Barcelona at Bayern Munich. Xavi is very similar to Guardiola. They were both ‘6’, they worked together. They think football in the same way. With that memory in mind, Barcelona was the only option for me and it was a great preparation when I was there.”Robert Lewandowski commented.

“I didn’t talk to Guardiola before signing. But when I was with him at Bayern it was like a great preparation to get to Barcelona one day. All the staff was Spanish, there were eight Spanish players. During that period I had a very good relationship with Thiago and Javi Martínez. They both congratulated me when I signed for Barcelona.” the Pole continued.

After their meeting at the Joan Gamper Trophy, where he was awarded as the most valuable player thanks to his goal and two assists. The experienced striker has begun to enjoy Barcelona and become familiar with what will be his home for several years.

“I feel like a little kid walking into a huge new toy store. What I feel in Barcelona so far is pure happiness and motivation to start this new chapter. For now, I’m in Castelldefels for a few days. I only know the way from training to the stadium. Probably in a few months, when we get to know the area and the city better, we will make a decision to stay here or find another place to live”, Lewandowski finished.

In this way, Robert Lewandowski He demonstrated once again that his arrival in Barcelona is not about finishing his career, but to continue improving his football, to show what he is made of and fight for more titles in his career in European football.

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