Robert Lewandowski says Barcelona’s struggles this season have not surprised him and he knew that he was getting himself in a rebuilding job.

The striker joined Barca from Bayern Munich in the summer and has made a brilliant start on a personal level, scoring 18 goals in just 17 games so far.

Elimination from the group stage of the Champions League has been a stark reminder of the club’s recent decline, though, but Lewandowski has says a sense of perspective is required.