Latest transfer reports suggest that Zlatan Ibrahimovic is closer than close to completing a sensational move to Old Trafford as sources claim the deal will be wrapped off even before the Euro 2016 gets underway in France.
As reported on to Sky Sports, United’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward and Ibrahimovic’s representatives are at the latter stages of agreeing a on a one-year contract which will in turn be Jose Mourinho’s first marquee signing at Old Trafford.
Sweden’s first Group E match at the Euro 2016 is against Ireland on June 13 and a deal is expected to be completed before then
Though quite astonishing, it is understood that Ibrahimovic is the only striker Mourinho wants to sign this summer, with the Portuguese convinced Marcus Rashford can carry on the momentum at Old Trafford next season.
Aside the attraction of reuniting with his former boss while he was at Inter Milan, It is understood the 6ft 5in, Malmo-born Swede wants to add the Premier League to his array of titles that includes the Spanish La Liga, Italian Serie A, French Ligue 1 and Dutch Eredivisie.