Former Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic has terminated his contract with Al-Duhail just six months after signing Qatari club.

Mario Mandzukic has announced that he has terminated his contract with Qatari side Al-Duhail by mutual consent

The Croatian striker moved to Qatar in December after being left on the bench at Juve since the arrival of Maurizio Sarri.

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But Mandzukic who scored the winner at the 2018 World Cup semi-final against England is now a free agent after confirming on his Instagram page that he has ended his contract with the club by mutual consent.

‘I appreciate the trust and hospitality that I have received in Qatar and I wish the best to the club and the team in the future,’ Mandzukic said.

He played 5 times for Al-Duhail in the Qatari Star League but failed to net a single goal in the domestic league during his short stay.

However, he did scored once in the Asian Champions League on February 11 against Persepolis.

Before his move in December, Juventus manager Sarri had left him unused on the bench and he was heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford before finally signing for Al-Duhail.

However, under previous manager Allegri, he was regularly used and he won four Serie A titles and three Coppa Italia trophies during his time at Turin.

The 34-year-old scored a memorable bicycle kick in their Champions League final encounter with Real Madrid  back in 2017, however, they lost 4-1 to Madrid.

Mandzukic is now a free agent and has been linked with a move back to the Italy with AC Milan and Serie B side Benevento.

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