Previous Bayern Munich forward Paulo Sergio has hailed Robert Lewandowski as “the most effective striker in the world.”

In an interview with purpose.com, the Brazilian mentioned the blend of Lewandowski‘s goal-scoring ability and his superior method puts Bayern’s prolific No.9 ahead of his friends.

“I feel [Lewandowski] is the most effective in his position,” opined Sergio, scorer of 34 goals in 125 appearances in excess of the class of 3 seasons in a Bayern shirt amongst 1999-2001. “Robert scores so quite a few goals, but he also has a superb method.

“[Barcelona‘s] Luis Suarez is up there, but Lewandowski has a much better method. He’s the much better player, for me.”

View: The 1st a hundred of Lewandowski‘s 103 Bundesliga goals for Bayern

Couple would disagree. With a league-primary 26 Bundesliga goals so far this year – 2 times as quite a few as his nearest pursuer in the scoring charts – Lewandowski is on class for a 3rd Torjägerkanone prize, as effectively as a sixth Bundesliga title.

The Poland captain has also struck 5 times in the UEFA Champions League and added 3 DFB Cup goals to his 2017/eighteen tally, fuelling Bayern’s hopes of repeating their 2013 treble results.

“I feel Bayern are rather close to the treble-profitable kind of 2012/thirteen,” Sergio added. “The Bundesliga title is essentially in the bag, now it can be about other goals. The biggest of a good deal is to win the Champions League once more, and I feel they are in with a massive prospect.”

Bayern, who will be topped Bundesliga champions for a sixth successive year and twenty-seventh general with a win in opposition to Augsburg at the weekend, keep all the playing cards in their UEFA Champions League quarter-remaining tie with Sevilla soon after profitable the 1st leg 2-1 in Spain on Tuesday.