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Mario Mandzukic leaves Juventus for Qatar's Al-Duhail

Juventus' Mario Mandzukic in action

Juventus' Mario Mandzukic in action   | Photo Credit: Reuters

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He was a World Cup runner-up with Croatia in 2018

Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic has joined Qatari club Al-Duhail on a free transfer from Juventus.

Al-Duhail announced the signing on their official website on Tuesday. The move ends speculation that the 33-year-old Mandzukic was a possible target for Manchester United.

“The team’s management succeeded today in contracting with the Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic of Juventus in a free transfer deal after the end of his contract with his Italian team,” Al-Duhail said.

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Mandzukic was a World Cup runner-up with Croatia in 2018. He scored in the 4-2 defeat to France in the final along with an own-goal in the first half.

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