Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he is returning to Spain.
In what capacity, we aren’t sure. He could be going on vacation to Spain, he could be retiring and moving into another role in the front office or he could be playing in La Liga sooner rather than later.
Most likely he will be extending his playing career in Europe, as his current contract with the LA Galaxy ends in December and he’s yet to decide his future. He had been linked with a move to Napoli in Serie A, as the former Manchester United, PSG, Barcelona and Inter Milan striker looks to extend his incredible career.
He previously played in Spain for just one season, scoring 21 goals in 45 games in all competitions for Barcelona before heading to AC Milan on loan.
Zlatan, 38, just had his best season in Major League Soccer, scoring 31 goals in 31 games and he recently had some less than flattering comments about North America’s top-flight.
“I have another two months [on my contract],” Zlatan said. “We’ll see what happens. … [If I stay], then MLS is good, because the whole world will watch it. If I don’t stay, nobody will remember what MLS is.”
Here’s the video from Zlatan which has put the cat amongst the pigeons…