Former Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic finally officially joined AC Milan earlier this week. So, what did the Croatian National Team player say?
The speculation of Mario Mandzukic’s joining to the San Siro has actually been heard since the last few months. However, only on Tuesday (19/01), AC Milan made an official announcement regarding this transfer.
The tall striker officially joined on a free transfer through a contract agreement until the end of the season plus the option of one more season extension.
It should be noted that Mario Mandzukic himself is a former Juventus player, where later at AC Milan he will use the jersey number 9. This number itself has a dark record in the history of the Rossoneri.
But apart from that, Mario Mandzukic himself could not hide the feeling of pride and happiness after being officially announced as a new AC Milan player.
This was expressed by the Croatian player via his personal Twitter account. Mandzukic said he was honored to be a part of AC Milan’s history.
“I thank the Milan officials for the opportunity to join this great club. It would be a real honor to wear this iconic jersey and fight for the Rossoneri. ”
“I can only promise to give my best in every game and try to help the team in any way I can.” Write the player who has also defended Atletico Madrid.
Actually, in terms of age, Mario Mandzukic is no longer young, because he is 34 years old. But in terms of experience, Mario Mandzukic is very reliable, especially since he has had successful years with Juventus.
During 4.5 years of defending the Bianconneri banner, Mario Mandzukic played a total of 162 times, contributing 44 goals and presenting four Scudetti and three Coppa Italia trophies.
Many parties are enthusiastic about the arrival of Mario Mandzukic, especially in AC Milan’s attempt to reclaim the Scudetto title they have longed for.
Currently, the Rossoneri are sitting at the top of the Italian Serie A standings with a total of 43 points or three ahead of their closest competitor, Inter Milan.