Mandzukic Leaves Juventus For Qatar Clubside

Mario Mandzukic has departed Juventus to pitch his tent with Qatari side, Al Duhail.

The Croatian has been frozen out by Juventus boss, Maurizio Sarri, failing to make even a single appearance this term.

The Qatari club has now announced the signing of the 33-year-old.

Al-Duhai have landed Mandzukic on a free transfer with the striker being repeatedly linked with a move to Manchester United during the summer transfer window.

Mandzukic terminated his contract with the Turin giants, a deal which was set to run through to next season.

The Qatari club will be hopeful that the Croatian can help them to a domestic title. They currently sit atop the Qatar Stars League standings with nine wins and two draws from 11 games.

Mandzukic leaves the Turin capital after a four and half year spell there, having joined from Atletico Madrid in 2015.

He’s netted 44 times for the Biaconeris in 164 appearances. However, it was a clear sign of things to come when he was left out of the club’s Champions League squad in September.

Though the 33-year-old has failed to make a single appearance this term, he has experienced a lot of success since his arrival at Juventus.

He has won four Serie A titles during his four complete seasons at the club, along with three Coppa Italia titles.

He helped the Biaconeris reach the finals of th4 Champions League in 2027, scoring a spectacular overhead kick in a 4-1 loss to Real Madrid.

Mandzukic asides Croatian outfits have at some point represented Wolfsburg, Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid and Juventus. He was also close to making a switch to Manchester United in the summer but the deal didn’t go through.

The folks at Old Trafford came for the veteran striker after losing out on signing Paolo Dybala. However, the Red devils ended up with neither of the players.

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