Arsenal linked with a move for Juventus striker

Mario Mandzukic of Juventus FC

Arsenal are reportedly interested in Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic just a year after he joined Juventus.

Mario Mandzukic of Juventus FC
Mario Mandzukic of Juventus FC

The Old Lady have signed Gonzalo Higuain for £75m and Italian reports suggest that they will now sell either Mandzukic of Simone Zaza.

Gazzetta credit Arsenal, West Ham and Watford with interest in the 30-year-old who scored ten Serie A goals last season descpite starting only 24 games.

The Croatian is valued at around £18m in Italy. He said in May:

“I am very happy here and I feel extraordinary. I had bad luck with injuries, but now I feel great and that is why I’m happy.

“I want to stay here, 100 per cent. I am happy at Juve and next season we can do even better.

“The important thing is to maintain the squad and introduce a couple of stars. That way we can fight to win the Champions League.”

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