The Bayern artist Lewandowski impresses Coutinho

For days, Bayern Munich has only spoken of the supposed savior Coutinho. The record champion at Lewandowski already has a world-class striker in his ranks. In the 3-0 win over Schalke, Pole Coutinho stole the show impressively.

Even the new Bundesliga attraction, Philippe Coutinho, went completely in the background and greeted Robert Lewandowski.

"It's just exciting," said Coutinho for the outstanding start to the season of the top scorer and Bayern Munich artist, Lewandowski, "he is a legend". And this legend will probably remain a few years in Bayern. In the near future, the contract valid until 2021 will be extended by two years. It was "95% clear", confirmed Lewandowski even after his gala on the pay TV channel Sky.

Its importance has highlighted the 31-year-old Pole in the 3: 0 (1: 0) record-breaking record at Schalke 04 with Bundesliga 205, 206 and 207 in the 292nd match. With a goal rate of 0.7 per game, Lewandowski is the only player in 56 years in the Bundesliga, which is close to the great Gerd Müller (0.85). This does not seem to be the worst bargaining position in wage bargaining.


"Every season, I can do something special on my own, but I try to help the team," Lewandowski said after his second appearance in a gala evening in less than a month. one week. He had already scored twice in the disappointing 2-2 in the first game of the season against Hertha BSC. Lewandowski scored Bayern's five goals just in the young season. "Five goals in two games – he set the bar very high," said sports director Hasan Salihamidzic. Lewandowski should probably be on the eternal list of scorers Manfred Burgsmüller (213 goals) and Jupp Heynckes (220). The pole is also at the beginning of the course in the third consecutive marker and fifth overall. He would only have two less than Gerd Müller.

"Robert Lewandowski was of course sensational, his efficiency and his coolness are unique," said coach Niko Kovac, and Salihamidzic said: "Lewa is a madness, he's an attacker that you could wish, a word: indispensable ".

Lewandowski recalled this position when he appeared after days spent talking and writing about Coutinho in relation to Bayern. The 27-year-old Brazilian is supposed to be a mosaic stone on the way to the first title of Lewandowski's career in the Champions League. "Our team is perfect," said Lewandowski after loaning Coutinhos from FC Barcelona and Ivan Perisics from Inter Milan last week. In addition, Mickaël Cuisance came from Gladbach.

"It looks really good, we made two changes today in the second half and then fresh blood came in, which made me very happy," Lewandowski said. about the last transfers. On several occasions, he and other prominent players had been calling for reinforcements in recent weeks. Now, it should also go fast with regard to the anticipated extension of the contract.

Already in recent months, Lewandowski has made a remarkable change to Bayern's latest emerging career section. In the past, he was also considered in the Polish national team as a loner, who was also forced by the side of the advisers to focus on a contract like Real Madrid. Aware of being able to get the European handlebar pot only with Bayern, Lewandowski turned to Munich and assumed as vice-captain of Manuel Neuer also more responsibilities. "Alone, you can win a game, but with the team you win the title," Lewandowski said now.

The hope is there: with Coutinho, Bayern can commit this summer to pay 120 million euros firmly in Europe to reach the crown again. "It's a great club, we're fighting for everything," said Coutinho, who, given his schalke-shaped backlog, could only suggest his abilities for more than 30 minutes. "You see, what a good footballer he is, you can not believe it," Salihamidzic later told Coutinho. The exceptional artist himself did not want to talk long. The focus was not on the Brazilian, but only on Lewandowski. (AP)

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