Zlatan Ibrahimovic opens the door to Man Utd return

‘If they need me, I’m here’: Zlatan Ibrahimovic opens the door to Man United return as he insists: ‘I could easily still play in the Premier League’

  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic has opened the door to the return to Manchester United
  • The 37-year-old striker left United 17 months ago to join MLS side LA Galaxy 
  • He said: ‘I could easily still play in Premier League. If United need me, I’m here’
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic has opened the door on a sensational return to Manchester United.

The 37-year-old left United 17 months ago to join MLS side LA Galaxy and has taken the league by storm, scoring 44 times in just 49 appearances.

Ibrahimovic, who has never been one to lack confidence, insists he would have no trouble still playing at the highest level in England and would not rule out a return to United.  

LA Galaxy's Zlatan Ibrahimovic has opened the door to the return to Manchester United

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LA Galaxy’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic has opened the door to the return to Manchester United

‘Yes. I could play easily in the Premier League,’ the striker said. ‘So, if United needs me, I’m here. But Galaxy has me so I’m sorry.

‘I did my job in Europe. I enjoyed it, I have 33 trophies that I brought with me here and hopefully I can get something here. Then we’ll see where that adventure finishes.’

Ibrahimovic spent two years in Manchester before departing for Los Angeles.

The 37-year-old spent two years at United before leaving last January to join LA Galaxy

The 37-year-old spent two years at United before leaving last January to join LA Galaxy

The 37-year-old spent two years at United before leaving last January to join LA Galaxy

In his absence, the club have slipped further behind rivals Manchester City and Liverpool and on Saturday they were beaten 2-1 at home by Crystal Palace.   

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‘I saw the last game and I think they were unlucky,’ Ibrahimovic added. 

‘If (Marcus Rashford) scored the penalty, it’s a different game, but a game in England is not finished until it’s finished. Anything can happen, especially in the last minutes where everything is in the heat of the moment.’


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