It’s already been an up and down season at Old Trafford for Zlatan Ibrahimovic, but could the negatives draw the Swede away from Manchester after just one season?
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After expressing interest in the 35-year-old striker over the summer, the LA Galaxy have reportedly renewed their desire to sign the United attacker and are looking to bring Ibrahimovic to the United States next season, according to the Mirror.
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With United veteran Wayne Rooney also a potential target for the Galaxy and MLS, Ibrahimovic could be a more likely option for the league given his current contractual status with the Red Devils.
The question remains though as to how the Galaxy would obtain the rights to Ibrahimovic. The Galaxy currently have three Designated Players on their roster (Robbie Keane, Giovani dos Santos and Steven Gerrard), and one of those players would have to be released in order to afford any potential contract to lure Ibrahimovic to California.
Ibrahimovic signed a one-year contract with United ahead of 2016/17, which includes an option for another one-year extension in 2017/18.
The Swede has cooled off since scoring five goals in the opening matches of his United tenure, leaving him with just one finish in his last 11 fixtures.Follow @MattReedFutbol