Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic has agreed terms on a four-year deal to join La Liga side Atletico Madrid from Bayern Munich.
The 28-year-old played for the German champions since 2012 and scored 33 league goals for the club, and according to his new club’s sporting director Jose Luis Caminero he is the perfect fit for the Spanish league winners.
“The signing of Mandzukic is great news because he has the attributes we were looking for in a striker,” he said.
“He’s a strong forward, with a great high ball control and a powerful shot.
“It allows us to start pressing the opposition from the front, because he works hard on playing the ball out of
He fits well with his attacking teammates and is used to competing at the highest level. He’s a winner, a player used to lifting titles. He’ll contribute very much.”