Last Updated: Wed, 06 Feb 2013 11:38
Borussia Dortmund have rubbished speculation Manchester United target Robert Lewandowski has agreed to join Bayern Munich.
The Polish striker has recently indicated he would be interested in a move away from the Westphalians and United were expected to make an offer for Borussia's star man.
The 24-year-old's current contract with the Bundesliga champions expires in 2014 and the chances of him being sold in the summer, rather than leave on a free a year later, appear high.
Reports in Italy and Germany on Tuesday had suggested Bayern Munich have now moved ahead of United in the race for Lewandowski's signature, suggesting the forward has agreed to join the Bavarians.
While Borussia concede they may have to sell Lewandowski in the summer if they can't extend his contract, they have rubbished talk he has agreed to join Bayern.
"It's just a bubble of speculation," Borussia general manager Hans-Joachim Watzke . "There is absolutely zero substance in the reports, there's is not even a primary source - that really gets on my nerves.
"The fact is, Robert has a contract with us until 2014 and we want to extend that."
United's need to sign Lewandowski have diminished since Robin van Persie's arrival and Sir Alex Ferguson seems unlikely to break the bank in order to bring the Pole to Old Trafford.
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