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Ibrahimovic Signs Six-Month Contract With AC Milan

(FILES) In this file picture taken on March 30, 2018 LA Galaxy footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic speaks throughout his first press convention for the membership in Los Angeles, California.  Mark Ralston / AFP

 

Swedish star Zlatan Ibrahimovic has signed a six-month contract with struggling Serie A facet AC Milan with the choice of a further 12 months, the Italian membership confirmed on Friday.

“I’m coming back to a club I hugely respect and to the city of Milan I love,” the 38-year-old mentioned on the membership’s web site.

“I’ll fight together with my teammates to change the course of this season. I will do everything to make it happen.”

AC Milan are struggling in eleventh place after a 5-0 thrashing towards Atalanta final weekend, their worst defeat in 21 years.

“The club and the striker have agreed on a deal until the end of the current season with an option to extend the contract for the next one,” Milan mentioned in a press release.

Ibrahimovic will arrive in Milan on January 2 to take his medical and be a part of his teammates for his first coaching session, the membership added.

The 38-year-old left Los Angeles Galaxy final month following the membership’s elimination from the Major League Soccer playoffs.

Ibrahimovic performed for 2 seasons between 2010 and 2012 with AC Milan, serving to them to their final Serie A title, and scoring 42 targets in 61 league appearances.

He additionally gained three league titles with Inter Milan, and two with Juventus, which have been each revoked following the ‘Calciopoli’ match-fixing scandal.

AC Milan’s first recreation after the winter break shall be at house towards Sampdoria on January 6.

AFP

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