Robert Lewandowski is not entirely confident he can succeed in the Premier League as he has turned down a move Chelsea, according to his former agent.
The prolific Poland international is determined to leave Bayern Munich this summer and is facing an acrimonious exit following a bitter exchange of words with club bosses and his manager Julian Nagelsmann.
Chelsea are keen to sign the 33-year-old, who has less than a year on his current contract and has no intention of signing a new one.
Much was expected of Lukaku when he returned to Stamford Bridge after a scoring two years in Serie A at Inter.
The Belgium international has struggled to adapt to the rigors of the Premier League and Tuchel’s tactical demands. The player-manager relationship seems beyond repair and talks with Inter over a loan deal are already underway.
Tuchel is said to have tipped Lewandowski as the ideal replacement, but the former Borussia Dortmund star is said to have braced himself for a move to financially troubled Barcelona.
However, a move to Chelsea could be hampered by Lewandowski’s reluctance to play in England, according to his former agent Cezary Kucharski.
“I’ve always heard Robert give a childish explanation that it rains so much in England,” Kucharski told Sport 1.
“But I think the real reason was that he didn’t think he could be as efficient as in Germany. Robert was really afraid of that.’
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