Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic isn’t training with his team-mates due to an agreement he has with the club, says head coach Maurizio Sarri.
Speaking before Juventus’ Serie A match against Bologna on Saturday, Sarri said:”During this instant Mario Mandzukic isn’t training with the team because of an agreement he has with the team ”
Attends Juventus’ training center but works apart from the squad.
Sky in Italy state Mandzukic, 33, who’s yet to take a look for the Italian giants this season, will be available for transport.
United made a late move for its Croatia international at the conclusion of the summer transfer window, although a move because of his Paulo Dybala failed, but ended their pursuit Deadline Day.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, the United manager, has that week told Sky Sports pundit – and also – former team-mate – Gary Neville that he is”convinced” the team will bring in new a registering in January”at the right cost”.
And speaking month, Solskjaer made apparent bringing in a striker was a priority following United’s failure to substitute Alexis Sanchez and Romelu Lukaku.
“You do not need to be a rocket scientist to know it’s a forward we’re going to try and sponsor next occasion,” Solskjaer said. “We are looking for some creativity and intentions, however they [possible signings] have to be the right one.
“There were strikers available [in the summer] although not the ones we wanted. We could not find the one we needed.”
United are thinking about a move for former Liverpool midfielder Emre May in January, Sky Sports News understands.
Even the 25-year-old Germany midfielder spent four seasons before leaving to a free to join Italian club Juventus effort.
It’s understood Juventus would want for May, who’s yet to start this year in # 35m’s area.
Can, from Juventus’ Champions League group, was omitted like Mandzukic – despite receiving assurances he would be included.
“The fact that I am not in the Champions League squad is extremely shocking for me, mainly because I had been promised something different last week,” May stated in September.
“I had talks with other clubs [in the summer] and among the states for me to stay was to participate in the Champions League squad. They then called me and told me, in a conversation which didn’t even last a minute, they didn’t provide an excuse and that I was not on the record.
“This makes me mad and angry, they haven’t been honest with me. If I knew about it sooner, I wouldn’t have remained at Juventus.”
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