Chelsea FC are ready to rival Manchester City in the race to sign Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski, according to a report in England.

According to ESPN Chelsea FC and Manchester City are both interested in a swoop to sign the Poland international ahead of the 2021 summer transfer window.

According to the same story Lewandowski hasn’t made a decision about his long-term future at Bayern Munich, with his contract expiring at the end of the 2023 season.

According to the same story, Chelsea FC and Manchester City would need to cough up a transfer fee in the region of £50m to sign the experienced Polish centre-forward.

ESPN goes on to highlight that Chelsea FC and Manchester City are both looking to reinforce their attacking options ahead of the 2021-22 Premier League season.

The media claimed that Chelsea want a strike partner for Timo Werner, while Manchester City need a replacement for Sergio Aguero who is confirmed to leave at the end of the season.

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