According to market-wide reports, Milan is close to reaching an agreement with Mandzukic, who will become Ibrahimovic's substitute.
Milan want to find a substitute for Ibrahimovic, and intends to introduce Mandzukic. Now the two sides are close to reaching an agreement, Milan will give Mandzukic a contract with an annual salary of 2 million euros.
It seems that Maldini's unremitting efforts have convinced Mandzukic that if the contract is signed, the new contract will be for one year. Milan can choose to renew the contract with Mandzukic for another year after the contract ends with the same annual salary of 2 million euros.
It is expected that Mandzukic will join Milan this week. He will become Ibrahimovic's substitute and bring valuable experience to Milan.