In what has been a barnstorming start to the Bundesliga season for FC Bayern, some players’ performances have been outstanding. Croat Mario Mandžukić has lead the line superbly and set the league alight with remarkable form in front of goal….
Euro 2012 was a tournament which somewhat disappointed in terms of individual performances. Household names such as Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Andrea Pirlo were the ones who took the plaudits, but Croatia seemed to have produced a player whose form managed to turn heads of many.
Mario Mandžukić burst onto the global scene with a spectacular brace against the Republic of Ireland and the striker was quickly linked with a move away from his club VFL Wölfsburg.
Everton were reportedly keen in partnering Mandžukić with international team mate Nikica Jelavić but it was instead German powerhouses and Champions League runners-up Bayern Munich who gave Mandžukić the opportunity to play Champions League football for a top club, something the Toffees couldn’t...