According to Italian media, Manchester United reached an agreement to buy Mario Mandzukic as soon as the winter transfer window opens in early 2020.
The Croatian striker almost joined the Reds Devils in the summer, but then he decided to continue to stay in Turin. However, things did not go as Mandzukic wanted.
Since the beginning of the season, he hasn’t played a single minute for Juventus. Moreover, coach Maurizio Sarri removed Mandzukic from the list of Champions League registration.
Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri
The 33-year-old striker recently rejected an offer of £ 7 million a year to join Qatar’s Al-Rayyan club. Mandzukic wants to stay in Europe and look forward to moving to Old Trafford early next year.
A source from Tuttosport said that Mandzukic’s representative had reached a secret agreement with the Reds Devils. Accordingly, he will arrive at MU on January 1, 2020.
An experienced striker, Mandzukic has scored 44 goals in 162 appearances for Juventus since 2015.
At now, United is lacking a quality striker. Solskjaer considers Mandzukic as a short-term solution, replacing Lukaku’s position.
Since the start of the season, Manchester United have not played well, scoring only 9 goals in 8 matches in the Premier League.
Martial is injured and Rashford loses confidence, receiving countless criticisms for being ineffective as a striker.
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