With rumours spreading today that Liverpool want to sign Atletico Madrid star Mario Mandzukic to improve their options upfront this summer, here’s a look at five things Reds fans should know about this possible new signing…
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1) He started out as a winger
Playing under former England manager Steve McClaren at Wolfsburg, the bulky target man we all know today was actually used as a winger. However, after the departure of Edin Dzeko to Manchester City, Mario Mandzukic was moved upfront where he’d also impressed at previous club Dinamo Zagreb, and his career took off from there.