(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.