Roma join race to sign ideal Arsenal striker target – report

The Italian side have entered the race to sign Mario Mandzukic, according to reports in Croatia.

With Arsenal thought to be in the market for a new striker, Mario Mandzukic’s name is one that is repeatedly linked with Arsene Wenger’s men.

The Croatia international’s future at Bayern Munich is up in the air, with Robert Lewandowski moving to the Allianz Arena this summer.

As such, Mandzukic has been reported as a player that could leave Bavaria, with the Gunners keeping tabs on the former Wolfsburg man’s situation.

However, with the likes of Juventus also monitoring Mandzukic, competition for the eastern European forward’s signature is set to be fierce.

The latest major team to be linked with a switch for the talented striker is Roma, with Croatian media source stating that the Stadio Olimpico outfit have identified Mandzukic as a summer addition.

Rudi Garcia’s men have had a strong season so far, and are in the running for Champions League qualification this term.

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