Mario Mandzukic's World Cup semi-final display proves he's perfect for Tottenham

Mario Mandzukic of Juventus cdelebrates after scoring the opening goal during the serie A match between Juventus and UC Sampdoria at Allianz Stadium on April 15, 2018 in Turin, Italy.

Tottenham Hotspur should attempt to sign the Juventus forward this summer.

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Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino quite simply must strengthen his squad this summer, if he is to guide them to their first major trophy since their League Cup triumph way back in 2008.

One particular area where the Argentine will want to address is his attacking department, with more competition required for Harry Kane.

Poch brought Fernando Llorente into the club last summer, but the Spaniard failed to live up to his billing.

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Spurs signing the 33-year-old proved that they are open to bringing experienced veterans into the club, however, and with this in mind, they should make a move for Juventus forward Mario Mandzukic.

The Serie A giants confirmed the signing of Cristiano Ronaldo two days ago, so the Croatian's days in Turin might very well be numbered.

He proved how much he still has to offer at the very highest level, though, last night for Croatia against England in the World Cup semi-final.

And what a superb signing he could be for Tottenham.

The 32-year-old is extensively experienced in playing at the very highest level, having spent time with Bayern Munich, Atletico Madrid and now Juve.

He has also earned 88 international caps for Croatia.

Mario Mandzukic of Juventus celebrates after scoring his sides second goal during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final Second Leg match between Real Madrid and Juventus at Estadio...

Mandzukic is a superb finisher when presented with a goalscoring opportunity, and possesses an impressive record of 178 goals scored in 443 career appearances.

The Croatian can also operate as a winger - something that would surely appeal to Poch ahead of what will surely be another long and physically punishing campaign.

Mandzukic would be an exceptional signing for Tottenham, in spite of his age, and his arrival in north London really could take Spurs to another level entirely.

Mario Mandzukic of Juventus in action during the serie A match between Benevento Calcio and Juventus at Stadio Ciro Vigorito on April 7, 2018 in Benevento, Italy.

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