Mario Mandzukic admits, he cannot wait to team up a partnership with Zlatan Ibrahimovic after completing his move to AC Milan this week.
Mandzukic joined AC Milan on a free transfer after leaving Al-Duhali in July and is willing to add more experience to a deadline front line in Seria A at the moment to help secure the Seria A title this season.
Mario is set to wear the no.9 shirt and is he is certain that, he can work with the ‘beast’ Ibrahimovic as they prepare to work together for the first time. ‘‘I’ve been following Zlatan’s progress since i was young and I’m happy to finally be in the same team as him. We are both hungry for success. he’s still a beast on the pitch and i will try to be the same. I think we will do very well together”. He told Milan TV
Mandzukic’s excitement was shared by Ibrahimovic earlier this week, who admitted: ‘I am very happy. There will be two of us to scare the opponents now.‘
The duo will bear the brunt of Milan’s quest for a first Seria A title in 10 years. Mandzukic’s deal can be extend for a year and he’s looking forward to the challenge, having previously played at Juventus for four years .
‘Milan is a special club. You just need to say Milan and everyone knows what you’re taking about. The History is incredible, great champions have played here.The whole world is fascinated by Milan and i can’t wait to get started. My message to the fans is always the same. I will give my best. I’ll try to defend the Milan colours in every game, i can assure you of that 100 per cent’ Mario to Milan TV