Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says Manchester United new boss Jose Mourinho has what it takes to return the Red Devils to its glory days following their struggles since the departure of Alex Ferguson.
The 34-year-old who is leaving Paris St-Germain after his contract expired this summer is believed to be one of the players on Mourinho’s wish list and the striker who won the Serie A title with Inter under Mourinho in 2008-09 before joining Barcelona when quizzed on his thoughts about the Portuguese’s future at United said: “He is the man to bring them back to the top.
“I had a fantastic time working with him. If we will work again I don’t know.” The striker said as quoted on BBC Sport.
On his next move as regards his playing career, Ibrahimovic said he has made his decision o but remained coy on a possible transfer to Manchester United.
“The future is written. I made my choice a long time ago. I just have to push the button.” He said.
Asked about a move to United, he responded: “Let’s see what happens.”
After making his debut for hometown club Malmo in 1999, Ibrahimnovic went on to play for Ajax, Juventus, Inter Milan, Barcelona, AC Milan and PSG, scoring 392 career goals in 677 games.
Last season was his most prolific, with 50 goals in 51 matches – a record for PSG. His 38 league goals were also a club record.