Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with a move to sign Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic but face competition from London rivals West Ham United and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United – and Spurs fans have reacted on Twitter.
Italian outlet CalcioMercato have claimed that 33-year-old striker Mandzukic is prepared to say yes to United, with the Red Devils long been linked with a move for the Croatian striker. However, a deal is far from completion.
It is believed that Tottenham and West Ham are monitoring the situation and could swoop if a move to Old Trafford falls through. Goal claim Juventus want a bargain £9million for the ex-Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid striker.
Manchester United are keen to sign a striker given that Romelu Lukaku left the club in the summer to join Inter Milan. Lukaku has been on fire for Inter, while United have struggled for goals as Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford struggle.
West Ham spent big in the summer on Sebastian Haller, but the big Frenchman has only scored four goals so far. Albian Ajeti was also bought, but the Swiss ace has also struggled at the London Stadium.
Tottenham sold Vincent Janssen and Fernando Llorente in the summer and did not bring in another striker. It leaves Harry Kane with little back-up, the next best being Troy Parrott. Spurs fans reacted to the report that they could sign Mandzukic.
Yes of course
Mandzukic brings years of experience into the team and he has a winning mentality only few players have.
Not to mention his natural fitness is brilliant and is far better than Llorente.
— PaidLevyBot #PochIn (@PaidLevyBot) November 14, 2019
— StevenMarleyPhotography (@stevedigiphoto) November 14, 2019
If he will come and he wont.. he will be the same as llorente so why not
— Roii Gurevitch (@RoiiGurevitch) November 14, 2019
I like Mandzukic and all but I'd rather them focus on Dybala if that is still realistic. Otherwise use Parrot.
— 🇨🇦~Bobby P~🇭🇷 ⚽#COYS⚽ #THFC⚽ 🏒#GoHabsGo🏒 (@BobbyPrica) November 14, 2019
Yes I think proven goal scorer I see him as same a llorente imo. Don’t see it happening if I am honest think he will go to united.
— Ben Powell (@Ben020990) November 14, 2019
I like mandžukić – but I don’t think that is the answer. He is much better than Llorente, but still the same age. Need Dybala if want a striker (tho he ain’t coming now 😂).
— Jason Geissler (@jageiss) November 14, 2019