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Daily Schmankerl: Dominik Szoboszlai shakes off Bayern Munich miss in a big way; Transfer rumors on Mario Mandžukić, Christian Eriksen, and Antoine Griezmann; plus MORE!

Bayern Munich will be back in action tomorrow against Atletico Madrid.

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Szoboszlai shakes off UCL howler and answers the bell (@Squawka)

When a young player has a bad failure on a big stage, you always want to see how he or she will respond. Red Bull Salzburg’s Dominik Szoboszlai shook off his Champions League miss against Bayern Munich and scored a hat-trick this weekend against SKN St. Pölten:

Szoboszlai’s combination of speed and strength allows him to seamlessly play centrally our out-wide as a left-wing. It is not going to happen, but Bayern Munich would do well with kicking the tires on the Hungarian to see if it can work out a deal.

The most logical spot for Szoboszlai is still RB Leipzig, which desperately needs a player to kick start its offense. Without Timo Werner, Die Roten Bullen just does not have a player capable of scaring opposing defenses consistently.

Mandžukić seeking perfect Premier League team (Transfer Market Web)

Mario Mandžukić’s agent thinks the Premier League would be the “perfect scene” for his client:

Interviewed by Tuttosport, Ivan Cjetkovic, agent of 34-year old Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic, stated: “I won’t be talking about how he parted ways from Juventus. Mario doesn’t want me to, and I can see why. He’s currently committed to training, as he always is. He’s fully fit, and 200% ready to get back on the pitch. He’s just waiting for the right opportunity to turn up. Premier League? He’d be up to the task, a perfect scene for him. The proper scenario to join in just didn’t surface yet.”

Vote for “The Best” (@FCBayernUS)

If you wanted to vote for Manuel Neuer and/or Robert Lewandowski (why not be the best you can be and do both), you can do so at the links below:

Gunners eye Eriksen — like everyone else apparently (Transfer Market Web)

Inter Milan’s Christian Eriksen could have yet another suitor in Arsenal:

According to latest UK news, Arsenal are making plans for an opening bid at Danish international midfielder Christian Eriksen (28). Gunners are willing to not to go beyond a €13m offer, which would mean a slight cash loss for Inter Milan. Former Tottenham playmaker is meanwhile tracked also by Manchester United, PSG, Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Hertha Berlin, and AC Milan.

According to latest Italian news, Inter Milan are keeping up their 30 million euros request on Danish international midfielder Christian Eriksen (28), despite having withdrawn, so far, a couple much lower bids aimed at signing former Tottenham playmaker. Neroazzurri are still considering, on the other hand, to arrange a swap: to this end, there are grounds to negotiate on with Arsenal (Granit Xhaka), Manchester United (Fred), Bayern Munich (Corentin Tolisso), and PSG (Leandro Paredes).

Eriksen’s transfer saga is gaining steam throughout Europe as more and more outlets are giving attention to the fact that Inter Milan is pretty much advertising that is does not want the talented Dane back.

Another successful Hernandez meme (@trxcymbr)

Now that we know Lucas Hernandez isn’t seriously hurt, it’s easier to laugh at this.

“My name is Lucas Hernandez and you might be wondering how I got here”:

Cuisance looking good with OM (@NemaRadonjitch)

Michaël Cuisance is starting to look more and more comfortable with Olympique Marseille (hopefully the video in the tweet stays active):

Griezmann a “bargain” deal (Transfer Market Web)

After doling out €120 million for him in 2019, FC Barcelona is set to sell off Antoine Griezmann to next buyer that offer a deal north of €80 million:

According to latest Spanish news, Barcelona FC are making peace with getting rid of French international winger/forward Antoine Griezmann’s (29) outlook. To this end, Blaugrana are planning to accept any €80m bid or higher, aimed at former Atletico Madrid star. Purchased from Colchoneros, in summer 2019, on a 120 million euros transfer fee, Griezmann is still a market dream for a bunch of clubs around, including Chelsea, Manchester United, PSG, Juventus, and Inter Milan.

Not to be snarky, but would any club pay anything close to €80 million for Griezmann these days? Nothing against his talent, but in this financial climate, that seems a little...ambitious, right?

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