Backup for Robert Lewandowski: Mario Mandzukic to Bayern Munich?
Mandzukic back to Munich?
Vice World Champion Mario Mandzukic is apparently facing a return to Bayern Munich. The German football champion wants to bring the 33-year-old Juventus as a backup for striker Robert Lewandowski. This is reported by the "kicker" and the "Gazzetta dello Sport". Juve would give Mandzukic accordingly, the transfer fee could then be ten million euros.
The Croat already played for Bayern from 2012 to 2014 and won the historic Triple in 2013 with the Munich team. In addition to the Bayern and Borussia Dortmund should have interest in Mandzukic, but in turn should prefer a move to Munich.
Hoffenheim is committed to Salzburg's Samassékou
The TSG 1899 Hoffenheim has taken a few days before the start of the new Bundesliga season, the seventh summer new signing under contract. Diadie Samassékou comes from RB Salzburg and signed a contract in Kraichgau until 2024. Recently, there were always rumors about a possible transfer of the 23-year-old to BVB.
The national player from Mali costs Hoffenheim "Kicker" information just under twelve million euros, the "Bild" reported even from 14 million euros transfer fee. However, both newspapers agree that Samassékou will become the most expensive newcomer to the club's history, ahead of Andrei Kramaric.