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Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Manchester United striker to leave Old Trafford club

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored 29 goals in 53 appearances for Manchester United (Image credit: Getty Images)

Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is set to leave Manchester United imminently. Although there has been no announcement from United, it is understood manager Jose Mourinho has agreed to release Ibrahimovic from his present deal which expires on 30 June. It is not known where Ibrahimovic is going but there has been intense speculation recently that he will join Major League Soccer ...

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Man Utd: Zlatan Ibrahimovic & Paul Pogba in squad against Newcastle

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba were part of Manchester United's EFL Cup-winning side last season (Image credit: Getty Images)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba return to the Manchester United squad for Saturday’s Premier League game against Newcastle at Old Trafford. Striker Ibrahimovic, 36, is yet to play this season after suffering a cruciate knee ligament injury in April. Midfielder Pogba, 24, has not played since injuring a hamstring against Basel in September. Defender Marcos Rojo is also available and ...

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Manchester United re-sign Zlatan Ibrahimovic on one-year deal

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Manchester United have re-signed Zlatan Ibrahimovic on a one-year contract. The 35-year-old former Sweden striker made 46 appearances and scored 28 goals for United last season. Ibrahimovic was released by the club in June after his season was ended prematurely by a knee injury, but he is expected to be fit again in December. “After his contribution last season he ...

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Man United trio leads UEFA Europa League Player of the Season shortlist

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Zlatan Ibrahimović, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Paul Pogba have been shortlisted for the 2016/17 UEFA Europa League Player of the Season award. All three were inspirational in Manchester United winning the competition last term, a triumph that completed the English giants’ set of major UEFA club trophies. Mkhitaryan and Pogba were on target in the 2-0 victory over Ajax in the ...

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Manchester United not expected to offer deal to striker

Zlatan Ibrahimovic missed the last 10 matches of the season with a knee injury (Image credit: Getty Images)

Manchester United are not expected to offer striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic a new contract when his current deal expires on 30 June. The 35-year-old agreed a one-year contract, with an option for second season, last summer. But the extension had not been triggered by the time the Swede suffered his season-ending knee ligament injury in April. The Premier League’s retained list ...

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Man Utd forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic undergoes successful knee surgery

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has begun his rehabilitation programme after undergoing knee surgery in the United States

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has undergone successful surgery on the knee injury that ended his season. The forward sustained “significant knee ligament damage” during Manchester United’s 2-1 Europa League win over Anderlecht in April and was subsequently ruled out for the remainder of the campaign. Mino Raiola, Ibrahimovic’s agent, also revealed in a statement detailing the surgery that the 35-year-old had not ...

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PFA awards: Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku up for two prizes

Everton's Romelu Lukaku has scored 23 goals in the Premier League this season (Image credit: Getty Images)

Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku have been nominated for both the Professional Footballers’ Association player of the year and young player awards. They join Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Alexis Sanchez, Eden Hazard and N’Golo Kante on the shortlist for the main prize. Michael Keane, Leroy Sane and Jordan Pickford are up for the young player of the year award, alongside 2016 winner ...

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic & Tyrone Mings charged with violent conduct by FA

Mings and ibrahimovic went unpunished by referee Kevin Friend for the incidents where they clashed (Image credit: Reuters)

Manchester United’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Bournemouth defender Tyrone Mings have been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association. The pair clashed during the 1-1 draw between their sides on Saturday when Mings, 23, landed on the United forward’s head with his studs. Moments later, Ibrahimovic caught Mings in the face with his elbow at a corner. Both players have ...

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Europa League: Ibrahimović hat-trick puts United in command

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Zlatan Ibrahimović continued his splendid debut season for Manchester United, his first hat-trick for the club putting José Mourinho’s men in pole position against St-Étienne.  Zlatan Ibrahimović struck his first Manchester United hat-trick to give the Premier League side a commanding 3-0 lead over St-Étienne in their UEFA Europa League round of 32 tie. United‘s fortunate opener came after 15 ...

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