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Bundesliga transfer latest: Bayern want £20m for Mandzukic, have bid for goalkeeper rejected

Mario Mandzukic Bayern

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With Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski becoming a Bayern Munich player today, the attention now turns to the future of Croatian international Mario Mandzukic. The former Wolfsburg man has been the main striker at the Allianz Arena for the last two seasons, but it seems that a bust-up with manager Pep Guardiola will see him leave the club this summer.

The likes of Arsenal, Chelsea, AC Milan and Atletico Madrid have all been linked with moves to sign the 28-year-old striker, and now they may know what it will take to sign him. Reports today suggested that Mandzukic would be available for £20m, which seems a fair price for a striker who has been so prolific over the past two years.

In other news, Bayern are looking to snap up a backup goalkeeper to Manuel Neuer this summer, and whilst that may not seem like a huge priority for the Bundesliga champions, it appears that boss Guardiola is very serious about the situation having had a bid rejected for Genoa stopper Mattia Perin.

The 21-year-old was one of the stars of the Serie A season and having been called up as the third choice goalkeeper in Cesare Prandelli's World Cup squad, Perin is tipped to be the long-term successor to Gianluigi Buffon for Italy. It's therefore unsurprising that Genoa are determined to keep hold of their young star, but they are reportedly unsure whether Bayern will come back with another bid.

A move that will no doubt slip under the radar today is that Mainz striker Shawn Parker has joined up with Augsburg on a four-year deal having found first team football hard to come by at the Coface Arena.

"Shawn approached us because he felt he needed a change. He wanted to play a more important role in a new environment and in a new team than was possible with us recently," said Mainz's sporting director Christian Heidel. "We think this step is a good decision for his personal development and we therefore wish him all the very best."

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