According to latest reports in English media, Liverpool FC are keen on signing Atletico Madrid’s 29-year-old striker Mario Mandzukic in the summer. The Premier League side have been in search of a quality striker due to the lack of goals from its current strike force. Madzukic currently at Atletico Madrid, has now emerged as a possible target for Liverpool. Atletico Madrid bought Mandzukic from Bayern Munich last summer for a bargainable price of a 22 million after he became out of favour at the club due to Robert Lewandowski’s arrival. The striker has had a decent outing with the Spanish side in his debut season, scoring 12 goals in 28 La Liga appearances. But it is believed that Diego Simeone is not content with Mandzukic’s performance and is planning to rope in Aston Villa’s Belgian forward Christian Benteke. Benteke’s future at Villa Park is under scrutiny as several top clubs have shown interest in the striker. The 24-year-old striker is […]

Arsenal have started talks to sign Ilkay Gundogan and Wenger has made Mario Mandzukic a priority signing. Ilkay Gundogan has reportedly rejected a contract extension and is believed to be interested in a move to the Premier League. The German midfielder is in talks with Borussia Dortmund over a new contract but reports suggest that interest from England has caught his fancy and he is keen on moving to the country. Gundogan has just 18 months left on his current contract and if the midfielder does not commit to himself to a new contract, Borussia Dortmund will be open to selling him in the summer. According to reports, Arsenal, who are long-term admirers of the Germany international, have been alerted by the situation and the Daily Mirror reports that contact has been made over a deal to bring Gundogan to Arsenal. Arsene Wenger has recently admitted his desire of signing a defensive midfielder during the January transfer window and Ilkay […]

Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic has revealed he rejected a move to Premier League to join the Spanish champions. Mario Mandzukic left Bayern Munich to join Atletico Madrid in the summer for a transfer fee of A?17.5 million. The Croatia International has joined the Liga champions for the next four years as Bayern Munich acquired the services of Robert Lewandowski from Borussia Dortmund for free. The Champions League winner was linked with a big-money move to Premier League clubs like Arsenal and Chelsea before joining Atletico Madrid. Mandzukic has revealed that he turned down a chance to move to the Premier League in favour of joining Diego Simeoneai??i??s side. “I had better offers than from Atletico,ai??? he told Sportske novosti. ai???There were calls from the UK that interested me, but I believe that their style of football is simply not my way. There were also interest from Italy and some concrete offers from Russia. “I’m very pleased with everything. I […]