West Ham lining up January swoop for Juventus’ Mario Mandzukic – Mirror

Mandzukic’s time at Juventus

Mario Mandzukic has had a long career across Europe for several big clubs, including Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid.

Mandzukic is currently plying his trade in Italy with Serie A giants Juventus.

The 33-year-old joined Juve in 2015 from Atletico Madrid.

Mandzukic has played 162 games across all competitions for Juventus, in which he has scored 44 and assisted 24.

 

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West Ham in for Mandzukic?

Mandzukic would feature in 33 of Juventus’ games across all competitions throughout 2018/19.

However, now that Maurizio Sarri is at the helm, Mandzukic looks set for a reduced role at Juve.

Juventus have played two Serie A ties so far this season. Mandzukic started both games on the bench and was an unused sub in both clashes.

It is now being reported that Mandzukic could be offered a January exit from the Turin-based club.

According to the Mirror, West Ham United are lining up a January swoop for the Croatian.

However, the report from the Mirror claims that West Ham may have concerns over Mandzukic’s age and, as a result, could try to sign him on loan:

Like United, West Ham are believed to have concerns over Mandzukic’s age, so will most likely try to sign him on loan rather than on a permanent deal.

Mandzukic’s current contract with Juventus is set to run until July of 2021.

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