Zlatan Ibrahimovic signs one-year contract extension with AC Milan

MILAN: Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic signed a one-year contract extension with Serie A club AC Milan that commits him to stay at the franchise till June 2023.

Ibrahimovic, who led his team AC Milan to the Serie A title victory after 11 years will be staying with the club till after his 41st birthday.

“AC Milan is pleased to announce the renewal of Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s contract until June 30, 2023. The Swedish forward will continue to wear the number 11 shirt,” the team said in a statement.

The Swede, however, is out of action till at least the early next year following the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee reconstructed in May.

The former Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Manchester United forward revealed in May that he endured six months of sleepless nights due to the pain in his knee but remained committed to AC Milan delivering their first Serie A crown in 11 years.


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It is pertinent to mention here that Ibrahimovic was also a part of AC Milan when the club last won the Scudetto, joining on loan from Barcelona and scoring 14 league goals in 29 appearances to fire them to the 2011 title.

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