Lewandowski 'flattered' by PSG talk, but happy at Bayern

The 27-year-old played down talk of a move to the Ligue 1 side, while also stated he does not take the Ballon d'Or seriously
Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski admits it is "flattering" to be linked with Paris Saint-Germain, but insists he is fully focused on his work with the Bundesliga side.

With the Ligue 1 side set to lose star man Zlatan Ibrahimovic at the end of the season, the 27-year-old has been talked up as a potential replacement.

Bayern chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge also put pressure on his position by stating the clubs' interest in Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain, yet he played down rumours of a move.

He told Telefoot: "It's very flattering to see PSG officials talk about me but I'm concentrated on my work here at Bayern."

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The Poland international finished fourth in the Ballon d'Or for last year, behind winner Lionel Messi, runner-up Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar after an impressive 2015 for club and country.

Yet Lewandowski, who helped Poland to Euro 2016 with a second-place finish in Group D while winning the Bundesliga and the DFB-Pokal with Bayern, says he is "not passionate" about the award.

He added: "I'm happy to be in that group of players. I've improved since I joined Bayern.

"But I can confess that I'm not passionate about the Ballon d'Or."