Ibrahimovic looks set to join Mourinho at Man United.

Mino Raiola, the animated agent of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, has reached a deal with Manchester United to bring the Swedish international to Old Trafford. The 34-year-old will now seek assurances from José Mourinho over the role he will play in the red shirt before any deal is complete, as Zlatan has no intentions to spending his time on the bench.

It probably comes as no surprise that the Swede wishes to partner up with the former Chelsea boss. “I have spoken to Mourinho every day since I left Inter,” Ibrahimovic said at a Sweden press conference. “We talk a lot”. He was never going to join rivals Man City, now led by the man who forced him out of his “dream move” to Barcelona, Pep Guardiola.

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Tottenham did make Ibrahimovic a concrete offer, but it was turned down. The former PSG striker has eyes on only one thing – working is The Special One again. It will be a major acquisition for United should they finally put pen to paper, and things around the red half of Manchester should get quite interesting. Especially when Mourinho AND Ibrahimovic’s nemesis, Guardiola, comes to Old Trafford.

 

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