JUVENTUS striker Mario Mandzukic reportedly turned down a summer season method from Manchester United – regardless of the pleas of Jose Mourinho.
The 32-year-old has been a key participant for the Previous Girl since becoming a member of from Atletico Madrid in 2015, and is claimed to have rejected a transfer to hitch the Crimson Devils.
In response to Calciomercato, the Particular One was determined to deliver the Croatian worldwide to Previous Trafford.
The Italian information outlet have reported that the ex-Chelsea boss had recognized Mandzukic as a high precedence, however the participant was persuaded to remain in Turin by Massimiliano Allegri.
They declare that the Juve supervisor assured him that he would nonetheless be an important member of his squad, and that Mandzukic harbours a dream of profitable the Champions League with the Bianconeri.
Whereas he’s additionally hopeful that he might be rewarded with a brand new contract from the Serie A champions.
Mandzukic netted within the 2-Zero win for Juventus towards Lazio yesterday – his first purpose of the brand new season.
Regardless of being a prolific goalscorer at Bayern Munich and Atletico in his one yr in Spain, objectives have been onerous to return by for Mandzukic in Italy.
He has did not web greater than 13 occasions in a single marketing campaign – whereas he mustered up simply 5 league objectives final tern.
The ex-Wolfsburg ace did nonetheless star for Croatia on the World Cup – scoring three objectives in Russia – together with within the Four-2 defeat towards France within the remaining.