Jose Mourinho wants Borussia Dortmund frontman Robert Lewandowski to join him at Chelsea if he moves to Stamford Bridge – and has texted the striker to inform him of his admiration, according to the
The Real Madrid manager has been widely tipped to make a return to the Blues, six years after he last took charge of the side, and has allegedly already started making plans for his new post.
Spanish publication La Informacion claims that the Portuguese boss rang Maik Barthel, the agent of Lewandowski, in an attempt to persuade him to head to the Premier League club.
Meanwhile, Bild suggests that the former Inter Milan and Porto manager texted the Polish striker directly to declare himself a fan.
Lewandowski is one of the most sought-after strikers in Europe, with his goals having helped Dortmund to the Bundesliga title last season and this year’s Champions League final.
However, German giants Bayern Munich remain the favourites to land Lewandowski at the end of the season, despite the interest from Chelsea and Manchester United.
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