Vital Football

Latest Chelsea FC News

Mandzukic is a NO!

Mandzukic is a NO!

With various names being put forward as possible striking options, some favourable and some not, one name that has been mentioned as a possible is looking very much like an improbable.

Over in Bavaria, reports have been linking us with the Bayern Munich striker, Mario Mandzukic, reports have also been linking Arsenal with the same striker.

However, it would appear that the Croatian is not for sale with the Bayern Munich sporting director Matthias Sammer, stating that the two London clubs can forget any move for his asset.

That`s that one over with then!

Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.
www.papajohns.co.uk/football



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:Merlin
Date:Tuesday April 15 2014
Time: 7:34AM

Best of Vital Network

Comments

0
Christ I remember jose saying mata wasn't for sale,levy saying bale wasntfor sale,fergie saying Ronaldo wasn't for sale! these people say there not for sale as hey don't want to look like there kicking a player out! they don't want to have to ay there contract clauses up if they sell them. but if the player asks Bayern to leae or accept a bid X club then he waives all rights to anything written in his contract! im pretty sure with lewendowski arriving in the summer that mandzukic will leave. there oo similar to have both plus pep doest ever play with a bloody CF anyway lol
Dave-David
15/04/2014 07:53:00
0
I guess we'll have to pay a little more then.
Seabourch
15/04/2014 11:17:00
0
nice one dave, i agree with your view. I still see them selling him. I think are being trying to be diplomatic about it. But heck he can very much remain with them he and lewandowski would the outright strikers if he did init
kolagold25
15/04/2014 12:43:00
0
It's not final. It depends on Mandzukic with Lewandowski coming in. Also Simeone was pretty honest in saying he would be powerless to stop Costa coming to us if both parties agreed to do business.
syed230183_chelseafc
15/04/2014 15:25:00
0
@Dave you have a point but none of those precedents apply to Bayern.. They are a different type of club and are run different. I agree that Pep tends to undermine the value of Center forwards but in spite of that Mandzukic is still the highest goal scorer in the Bundesliga this year and even with Lewandowski i actually think Sammer is speaking the truth here. Karl Heinze Rummenigee has said the same thing that Mario is going to see out his contract with them..besides he and Lewandowski are distinctly different types of strikers and after those two the only other striker Bayern have is semi retired Claudio Pizzaro. I know that Muller and the Robery connection also provide a bunch of goals but it would not surprise me at all if come Sept 1 Mandzukic is still a bayern player. They certainly dont need the money. The strikers who are actually available and can be got without expenditure of a fortune include persons like Costa, Ballotelli, Lavezzi and someone like Bony. Cavani clearly wants a move but will cost a fortune, Falcao would also like to escape the purgatory of Monaco but he is older now and has endured a woeful season at Monaco by his prior imperious standards so i dont see anyone paying the monstrous fees it would take to get him out of there. Jackson Martinez at Porto has cooled of this season as far a goal scoring production so the overall pickings are quite slim which is another reason i shake my head my people here keep saying we should sell lukaku and get a Suarez or Arguero type striker as if those type of dribbling, ball to feet, self sufficient strikers are a dime a dozen and available to buy at some flea market auction.
GabeU
15/04/2014 15:43:00
0
Lol @ Gabe U...
Dwonder
15/04/2014 20:33:00
Page 1/1
  1. 1

Login to post a comment

Recent Chelsea Articles

Chelsea Youngsters Star for U21`s Again

Down in Toulon, France, the Chelsea contingent amongst Gareth Southgate`s U21 side, continue to make a major impact.

One Can Go, One Can`t!

That the word from the new head-coach.

Chelsea to Block Any United Interest in Willian

Thursday`s edition of a well-known tabloid publication carried the inference that Manchester United, backed by Jose Mourinho, were set to make a raid on Stamford Bridge.

The mystery of the Mourinho saga!

I've always liked Jose Mourinho and I wished he had stayed with Chelsea.

Archived Vital Chelsea Articles

Vital Chelsea articles from

Site Journalists

Merlin
Editor email
Profile
Stan Wenners
no email
Profile
GabeU
no email
Profile
Tom
no email
Profile
Dylan M
no email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

Willian to Manchester United for £60 million?
Suggested By: merlin
Yes!20%
No!79%
I'll Sit on the Fence!1%
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Leicester City 38 23 12 3 81 32
2 Arsenal 38 20 11 7 71 29
3 Spurs 38 19 13 6 70 34
4 Man City 38 19 9 10 66 30
5 Man Utd 38 19 9 10 66 14
6 Southampton 38 18 9 11 63 18
7 West Ham 38 16 14 8 62 14
8 Liverpool 38 16 12 10 60 13
9 Stoke 38 14 9 15 51 -14
10 Chelsea 38 12 14 12 50 6
11 Everton 38 11 14 13 47 4
12 Swansea 38 12 11 15 47 -10
13 Watford 38 12 9 17 45 -10
14 WBA 38 10 13 15 43 -14
15 Crystal Palace 38 11 9 18 42 -12
16 AFC Bournemouth 38 11 9 18 42 -22
17 Sunderland 38 9 12 17 39 -14
R Newcastle 38 9 10 19 37 -21
R Norwich 38 9 7 22 34 -28
R Aston Villa 38 3 8 27 17 -49
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News

Recent Chelsea Results (view all)

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.Michael Reid120
2.syed230183_chelseafc103
3.Kazuya Mishima85
4.CobhamBlue71
5.Blu_run47
6.stanwenners41
7.unclezillion30
8.Latunvic29
9.zyte29
10.OCBlues27