Zlatan signs

By Andy Hyslop

  • Zlatan Ibrahimović is a Manchester United player
  • Zlatan joins on a free transfer after his PSG contract expired

Manchester United have confirmed the signing of Zlatan Ibrahimović on a free transfer after the player completed his medical this afternoon.

Ibrahimović has been linked with a move to Manchester United since the appointment of Jose Mourinho. The pair previously worked together at Inter Milan.

After weeks and months of refusing to comment on where his next destination would be. Ibrahimović announced yesterday on social media that he would be joining United.

Zlatan signs his Manchester United contract

Zlatan turns 35 in October and joins United having 180 appearances for Paris Saint Germain. Scoring 156 goals for the French side.

He retired from International football after Sweden’s exit from Euro 2016, having made 116 appearances for his country and scoring 62 goals.

What Zlatan said

I am absolutely delighted to be joining Manchester United and am looking forward to playing in the Premier League. It goes without saying that I cannot wait to work with Jose Mourinho once again. He is a fantastic manager and I am ready for this new and exciting challenge. I have thoroughly enjoyed my career so far and have some great memories. I am now ready to create more special memories in England.

Zlatan poses with Manchester United shirt after signing

What Mourinho said

Zlatan needs no introduction. The statistics speak for themselves. Ibra is one of the best strikers in the world and a player who always gives 100 per cent. He has won the most important league championships in the world of football, now he has the opportunity to play in the best league in the world and I know he will grasp this opportunity and will work hard to help the team win titles. I am certain that his talent will delight fans at Old Trafford next season and that his experience will be invaluable in helping to develop the younger players in the squad.

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