Zlatan Ibrahimovic is one of the most iconic players in the history of football. He is arguably the best Swedish player ever and is already known as a world-class striker. The attacker is still one of the best in his position, despite his old age, and could make a return to AC Milan.
Zlatan’s time with the Rossoneri was very good. He scored 56 goals in 85 matches and won a league title and Italian super cup. He was known for being a tall, physical striker with a powerful shot. Although he had a good time at AC Milan, he was sold for only €21 million to PSG.
The Milan management have identified the 37-year-old as a potential winter target. They are looking to bring Ibrahimovic on a loan until the summer as only 2 strikers are currently available in the squad.
A third striker is needed and Zlatan can be the the perfect option until Milan can buy a promising striker in the summer. He has scored 20 goals and has 6 assists in 24 MLS appearances with LA Galaxy. The former Juventus man is on fire and could make a huge impact on Milan if he is to join.
Ibra’s agent Mino Raiola has spoken about the rumor and has hinted that a move might be possible.
“At the moment it’s not a possibility, because the conversations we had with the club are not current, but we are prepared to talk,” Raiola told Rai Sport.
”In any case, now there are finally normal people in charge of Milan and reliable owners.
”I never had problems with the Rossoneri, because quite simply the club was non-existent before now.”
Raiola added: “I am not opening the door, nor closing it.
”There is great mutual respect between Ibra and Leonardo. Zlatan had wonderful moments at Milan and left a piece of his heart in Milano, just as he was happy at PSG.
Ibrahimovic would be a great addition to the squad for at least the second half of the season. He could be fighting with Higuain for a starter position and he would bring skill and experience to the team.
He wouldn't be the first high-profile MLS player to go on loan to Milan, as David Beckham came on loan once upon a time. And while Ibrahimovic wouldn't be a permanent solution, he still could provide a temporary option until another striker could come in.
If Gennaro Gattuso can convince his former teammate to return, if only for a few months, it would be a great fit for Milan.