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Official: Robert Lewandowski joins Barcelona

He becomes Barcelona’s fourth summer addition

Barcelona have announced their fourth signing of the summer as the club have confirmed that Polish striker Robert Lewandowski has joined the club.

FC Barcelona and Bayern Munich have arrived at an agreement for the transfer of Robert Lewandowski for a total of €45 million + €5 million in variables”, the club wrote on their official website. “The player will sign a contract with the Club for the next four seasons. The buyout clause has been set at €500 million.”

“The final agreement comes three days after the Club announced an agreement in principle for the Polish striker, which came while the team was flying to the United States”, they added. “Lewandowski arrived in Miami on Sunday and met his new teammates. The new Barça striker also passed his medical.”

Lewa becomes fourth signing

Despite financial issues, Barcelona continue to strengthen Xavi’s hand, with Lewandowski becoming the fourth addition of the summer.

Andreas Christensen and Franck Kessie have already joined the club as free agents from Chelsea and AC Milan respectively, while Raphinha also arrived from Leeds United despite a bidding war with Chelsea for his services.

The spending is not set to stop there either, with Chelsea duo Cesar Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso in their crosshairs while they once again rival Thomas Tuchel’s side for another signing in the form of Jules Kounde, though at present they look more likely to miss out on the Sevilla man.

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Ben Browning

Football writer and analyst. Long-time writer of all things Arsenal and avid watcher of European football. Happy to discuss all things football over on Twitter.

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