Al-Duhail has announced the
signing of the Croatian lethal forward Mario Mandzukic from Juventus.
The Qatari side has landed Mandzukic
on a free transfer after the striker terminated his old lady of Turin deal,
which was set to run through next season.
hope Mandzukic can help them to a Qatar Stars League title this
season, with the club currently sitting in first place having won nine and
drawn two of their 11 matches thus far.
33-year-old leaves Juventus after four and a half seasons, having joined from Atletico
Madrid in 2015.
had been frozen out by new Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri this term, failing to
make a single appearance for the Italian champions in 2019-20.
Croatian has scored 44 goals in 164 appearances for the Bianconeri, but
the writing appeared to be on the wall when he was excluded from Juve’s Champions
League squad in September.
he has failed to feature this term, Mandzukic has experienced plenty
of success during his spell in Turin.
striker has won the Serie A title in all four of his full seasons with the
club and has also won three Coppa Italia titles.
Juventus reach the Champions League final in 2017, scoring his side’s only goal
of the game with a spectacular overhead kick in a 4-1 defeat to Real
Outside of his native Croatia, Mandzukic has also played for Wolfsburg, Bayern Munich and Atletico Madrid in his career, and he nearly added Manchester United to that list in the summer.