Kovac wants Mario Mandzukic at Bayern Munich

The Croatian international was heavily link with a move to Manchester United on the transfer deadline day in UK but eventually turned down the move to the English giants, that was looking for a quick replacement for Romelu Lukaku.

Sky Sport Italia now claims Juventus are in advanced talks with Bayern Munich about a loan deal with either option or obligation to buy for €15m. However, according to Das Bild only manager Niko Kovac is convinced by Mandzukic whereas the Bayern management are a bit more hesitant on bringing back the forward that already enjoyed a spell at Bayern from 2012 to 2014.

Mandzukic joined Juventus in 2015 and just recently signed a new deal with the Italian champions tying him to the club until June 2021.

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