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Bayern Munich plan Mandzukic contract offer

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Robert Lewandowski's arrival will not spell the end for Mario Mandzukic at Bayern Munich, according to chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, who insists the Arsenal target will be offered the chance to extend his stay at the Allianz Arena.

The long-term future of Mandzukic in Munich has been cast into doubt following the expected announcement that Lewandowski will join from Borussia Dortmund at the end of the season, and a move to the Premier League has been mooted.

Arsenal have been credited with interest in the Croatia international as Arsene Wenger considers goalscoring reinforcements following the season-ending cruciate ligament injury sustained by Theo Walcott.

Bayern, though, have maintained that Mandzukic remains part of their plans going forward, and Rummenigge has again reiterated this desire for the player to remain. He is also confident Mandzukic will stay.

Speaking to BILD, Rummenigge said: "We will keep Mandzukic and will try to extend his contract. I don't have the feeling that he'd be averse to that."

Mandzukic scored 22 goals in 40 appearances last season as Bayern completed a phenomenal treble, while he has found the net on 13 occasions this term under new manager Pep Guardiola.

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