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Agent on Arsenal striker target's future: 'Early to comment, but come June...'

Mario Mandzukic’s agent won’t comment on his client’s future, but says the situation could become clear in June.

The Croatian has seen his place in the Bayern Munich side come under threat ahead of next season with the imminent arrival of Robert Lewandowski from Borussia Dortmund.

Clubs requiring striking solutions have been put on high alert as a possible summer switch has been mooted for the former Dinamo Zagreb man, who could seek a consistent place in the starting eleven elsewhere.

Arsenal have been heavily linked with a move for Mandzukic as Arsene Wenger opted not to splash the cash on a new forward in January, whilst Serie A duo Juventus and Roma have also been credited with interest.

Bayern CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenige expressed confidence a fortnight ago that the €13m signing from Wolfsburg will stay at the Allianz Arena and even extend his contract - though the striker’s future remains unresolved.

And now agent Ivan Cvjetkovic has seen fit to push rumours of a Munich exit away ahead of the final three months of the season, but noted that June may hold answers.

“Plenty of talk is circulating in the media, but at the moment I cannot comment on it,” he told TuttoMercatoWeb.

“It’s the beginning of March and the summer market it is still far away.

“At present Mario is thinking only of Bayern, for the future the time will come.

“We could have real and concrete news more of less in the days of the World Cup in June.”

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