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Juventus striker Mandzukic happy with wide role for Allegri

Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic insists he's happy playing on the flank.

Mandzukic has been employed as a winger this season by coach Max Allegri.

“I like this role, even in this way I can get in goalscoring positions," Mandzukic told Sky Italia.

“My main task is to be attentive in the defensive phase, but at the same time it's important to make my contribution in attack.

“I like to take on this responsibility and I'm proud of the fact someone entrusts them to me, this allows me to improve and help the team.

“I might not talk much, but I've said this and I'll reiterate it: Allegri is one of the best in Europe, he shows that with his work.

“The results are clearly on his side and I'm happy to work with him, because he's someone who can listen.

“We'll try to win everything this season, even if we know it'll be difficult to get to the end. That's what we play for though."

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