In a recent report, Sport claimed that Barcelona centre-forward Robert Lewandowski is set to be offered a contract extension. It has been stated that the Catalan club are considering a one-year extension of the Polish striker’s contract.
Lewandowski’s Impressive Numbers In La Liga
Lewandowski is enjoying a decent campaign at the Nou Camp as he has put in a series of impressive displays for Barca in the final third. The 35-year-old has banged in six goals and grabbed four assists in ten matches for the Catalan outfit this season across all fronts.
The Polish sensation has led the line well and deserves credit for averaging 3.4 shots, 1.0 key passes and 0.5 dribbles per 90 minutes in La Liga. However, he needs to work on improving his link-up play in the opposition half after making just 71% of his attempted passes in the top tier of Spanish football (stats via whoscored).
Lewandowski is under contract at the Catalan club until the summer of 2026. Hence, it makes sense for Barca to offer him a short-term contract extension.
Barcelona Centre-Forward Robert Lewandowski Set To Be Offered A Contract Extension: Good Move For Both Parties?
Lewandowski excels at finding a yard of space for himself to get a few strikes in on-target. He remains an excellent finisher in front of the opposition goal and can even create the odd chance for his teammates in the final third.
The experienced Poland international can even make some driving runs with the ball in the opponent’s half. However, as mentioned earlier, he needs to work on improving his link-up play on the offensive end of the field.
Lewandowski remains one of the most important members of Barcelona head coach Xavi’s first XI. He has continued to bang in some crucial goals for the Catalan club this season. Hence, it is only fair to the striker if Barca offer him a short-term contract extension.
All in all, extending Lewandowski’s contract will be a good move for both the player and the Catalan outfit as they look to win more silverware over the next few years.