Bayern Munich sporting director Hasan Salihamidžić played down the chances of goal machine Robert Lewandowski moving to Barcelona this summer, minutes after the Catalan club submitted their second bid for the Polish ace.

Salihamidžić had flown to Mallorca this week to meet the 33-year-old striker and his agent Pini Zahavi in a last ditch effort to convince him to stay.

It is understood that the meeting between the two parties went down on Thursday, with Salihamidžić telling the media that it was a productive one for both Bayern and Lewandowski.

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“Meeting in Mallorca with Robert was very good. Each side explained their position, good one,” the 45-year-old told SkySports Germany after the meeting.

“Lewandowski staying? Until now it’s 100%. July 12 is his first day at work, so I’m awaiting him,” Salihamidžić added, completely dismissing all rumours of the Pole’s move to Barcelona.

Reports of the Bayern sporting director’s comments on the Lewandowski situation emerged minutes after Barcelona reportedly tabled their second bid for the striker in an attempt to lure him away to Camp Nou.

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According to the ever-reliable Fabrizio Romano, Barcelona have offered €35 million plus add-ons in their second bid for the Polish striker, but the Bayern sources told the journalist that the club considers the new bid to be below Lewandowski’s valuation, and hence, “not enough.”

Thursday’s developments are the latest in what is shaping up to be an increasingly complex, and rather unpleasant transfer saga for Lewandowski, who finished last season as the Bundesliga‘s top scorer.

With only one year left on his contract with Bayern, the Pole has ruled out a renewal and has both actively and passively hinted at his desire to leave Germany and continue his career with Barcelona in La Liga. However, Bayern are unwilling to let go of their star striker, and have repeatedly stressed their desire to tie him down to his contract.