Bayern Munich manager, Julian Nagelsmann, has backed Robert Lewandowski to win this year’s Ballon d’Or.
Nagelsmann made the pick ahead of a top-of-the-table clash with Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday.
“Robert deserves to win it because in my view he has been more unbelievably consistent than any other player,” Nagelsmann told Munich newspaper Abendzeitung.
The 33-year-old has been nominated alongside Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Jorginho, and N’Golo Kante.
With seven goals already this season, Lewandowski is currently the joint leader in the Bundesliga scoring charts alongside Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland and just ahead of Leverkusen’s Patrik Schick.
However, he has failed to score in back-to-back Bundesliga games for the first time since 2019.