Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 38, signs new deal with AC Milan until 2021

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 38, signs new deal with AC Milan until 2021

- Zlatan Ibrahimovic has signed a new deal with AC Milan after his impressive 2019-20 campaign

- The Swedish striker scored ten goals and provided five assists in 18 appearances in six-month spell

- The 38-year-old helped AC Milan finish in sixth position on the Serie A table and qualify for Europa League next season

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has signed a new one-year contract with AC Milan after much speculation about leaving the San Siro.

The 38-year-old was rewarded for his impressive spell last campaign and he will earn around £6million for the entire year.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 38, signs new deal with AC Milan until 2021
Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 38, signs new deal with AC Milan until 2021. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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The Rossoneri made a statement regarding the development with Ibrahimovic: "AC Milan is pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement for the contract renewal of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, extending the partnership with the Rossoneri Club until 30 June 2021."

The news comes as a boost for Milan, with the club looking to continue their impressive run of form under Stefano Pioli.

Ibrahimovic arrived at the San Siro in January after his contract with LA Galaxy expired and he scored 10 goals and provided five assists in 18 league appearances.

Milan finished in sixth position in Serie A winning nine and drawing three in their last 12 games of the 2019-20 campaign.

The former European champions have now made it back to the continental stage where they will be playing in the Europa League next season.

Ibrahimovic is yet to join the squad ahead of the new season but with his contract situation settled, the Swedish striker is expected to join the rest of the team.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Zlatan Ibrahimovic was reportedly involved in a training ground spat with AC Milan's Chief Executive Ivan Gazidis.

The 38-year-old made a sensational return to the San Siro before former coach Zvonimir Boban was sacked as manager of the club.

Zlatan signed a six-month deal with the Rossoneri back in January with an option of a further year.

Legit.ng had also reported that Zlatan Ibrahimovic who turns 39 in October has agreed to a new €7 million deal at Italian club AC Milan for him to remain at the club until the end of the 2020/2021 season.

The Swede posted an image of himself in the club’s no.11 shirt and provided an epic caption “I’m just warming up” to hint he is not ready to quit the game despite his age.

Italian outlet Gazzetta Dello Sport are reporting that the lanky striker is expected back at the club on August 29 ahead of their the stat of the new Serie A season, same day he first signed for the club in 2010.

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Source: Legit.ng

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