Bad news for the striker, who seemed to have his heart set on a move to the Allianz Arena but fantastic news for Die Borussen, who get to hang onto their star man for a little longer.
On September 2, the transfer period came to an end, relieving everyone of the relentless torrent of rumours, gossip and speculation that had rained down for months.
They say that when one door closes, another door opens. In football, when one transfer window closes, another one opens. Far too soon.
On December 31, transfer season will be upon us once more and it's inevitable that Lewandowski will be linked with a move away from Borussia Dortmund.
However, it's also very unlikely that he will leave Signal Iduna Park in January. Over the following slides, we look at five reasons why.
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