Date:25th April 2013 at 3:41am
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Could the 24 year old be the next step for SAF?

Could the 24 year old be the next step for SAF?

A few weeks, in fact scratch that, several hours ago if someone asked you whether Dortmund’s Polish striker Robert Lewandowski was needed at United the answer was probably no.

We have Robin Van Persie, Javier Hernandez, Wayne Rooney and Danny Welbeck why would we need another striker, it’s the midfield stupid! – to paraphrase a former President’s campaign manager. Yet all that was before Lewandowski went and scored four goals against Real Madrid becoming the first player in Champions League history, kinda puts Welbeck’s header in the shade a little doesn’t it?

While many Reds, myself included, were of the opinion that we’re fine in the striker department, more than a few were saying the same this time last year. Even when a talented goalscorer like Robin Van Persie was touted as a possible Summer signing, more than a few Reds felt we were well equipped to regain our title without him, again myself included.

Four goals against Madrid changes that though for some of us though as realistically how can any club ignore a player with the ability to decimate one of the best side’s in Europe? Okay Madrid aren’t exactly unbeatable, La Liga has proven that this year, but any side managed by Jose Mourinho is always gonna be a force to be reckoned with, especially in the Champions League.

With Lewandowski out of contract in a year- and even reportedly already on his way according to some reports, Rooney being converted into a midfielder, Welbeck seemingly more of a winger – at least in Sir Alex’s eyes and Chicharito the erstwhile ‘super sub’ is the Pole joining the Reds, such a bad thing? He could be the difference in the Champions League something which may become a priority for Sir Alex next season. Do you want to see the Reds sign Lewandowski?

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