MUNICH -- Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes dismissed suggestions that Robert Lewandowski's split from an agent means a move away from the German champions has moved a step nearer.
Lewandowski, 29, has parted company with Cezary Kucharski, his agent of 10 years, sources close to the player confirmed to ESPN FC. Earlier this month, Marca reported the agent had "offered" the player to Real Madrid and Kucharski was spotted in the VIP area of the Champions League holders in December.
Former sporting director Mattias Sammer has told Sport Bild that Bayern Munich made a "very bad" decision to allow Toni Kroos to leave for Real Madrid.
Sammer joined Bayern in 2012 and won the Bundesliga title every season during his four years at the club, also carrying off the Treble in 2013 -- including the Champions League -- when he worked closely with coach Jupp Heynckes and Kroos.
And with his contract running down Kroos, 28, joined the Spanish club for around €25 million in the summer...