Zlatan Ibrahimovic is heavily touted for a return to European football with Napoli and AC Milan showing a lot of interest in the player. The 38-year-old’s contract with LA Galaxy comes to a close in the next few months and he has not shown any interest in renewing this deal. Manager Guillermo, who was unable to get the club to success in the play-offs, says that Ibrahimovic is likely to end his career while playing for a European club. At 38 years of age, the Swede does not have a lot of time left in the game.
He has been able to break numerous records since joining LA Galaxy from Manchester United. His time in the American game has been substantially lower compared to other top European players who had played for Galaxy. However,Ibrahimovic has always been a journeyman and it would have been unfair to expect a longer stay at LA Galaxy. Over the years,Ibrahimovic has played for clubs like Barcelona, PSG, Manchester United, Inter Milan, Ajax, and more. Apart from signing for a top club like Milan and Napoli, there is also an opportunity forIbrahimovic to consider uplifting teams like Bologna, who are also showing interest in the player. A return to Milan will be emotional forIbrahimovic, as he spent two years at the club.
“He is a wonderful player, but I don’t know what his next step will be – perhaps he’ll finish his career in Naples or with Milan. I don’t know where he will go but he deserves and wants to finish his career in Italy. They know each other well. Zlatan evidently has the characteristics that Napoli needs,” said Guillermo. If it indeed happens to beZlatan’s last season with the MLS, he goes out on a high after scoring 31 goals in as many games last season.