Zlatan Ibrahimovic has big plans for the United States of America.
The Manchester United striker, 35, was crowned as the best player in his homeland of Sweden for the 10th straight year on Monday and he then dropped the biggest hint yet that he will end up in Major League Soccer sooner rather than later.
Speaking to Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet, Zlatan is keen to make the move Stateside.
“It’s a huge option for me. For the football and everything else. I can see myself conquering the US as I have with Europe,” Ibrahimovic said. “Lots of people stay in one place throughout their career, but I’ve travelled around like Napoleon, and conquered every new country where I’ve set foot. So perhaps I should do what Napoleon didn’t and cross the Atlantic and conquer the States as well.”
You’ve been warned. Zlatan is coming…
Impressing with his form and goals (Zlatan has six goals in his first 11 Premier League games) for United this season, his current manager Jose Mourinho has already talked about extending his current contract beyond the end of this season when it expires.
Turns out Zlatan may have other plans.