"I met with chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge along with my agent before the German Cup and told him that I wanted to leave the club," Mandzukic have told Sportske Novosti.
"I've had a fantastic time in Bavaria. It is a very good club and I never thought I wanted to leave, especially not now.
"But let's be honest, I do not fit into Guardiola's style of play, no matter how hard I try."
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