Zlatan Ibrahimovic has made his long-awaited return to Serie A, signing for former employers AC Milan on a free transfer.
The Swede will return to the San Siro on a deal until the end of the 2019/20 season, with an option for the Italian giants to extend for a further campaign included following the expiry of his contract with current employers LA Galaxy.
Upon re-signing for the club that he represented between 2010 and 2012, the now 38-year-old said: “I’m coming back to a Club I hugely respect and to the city of Milan I love. I’ll fight together with my teammates to change the course of this season. I will do everything to make it happen.”
During his first spell with the club, Ibrahimovic made 85 appearances and scored 56 goals. He was also a key component as the club lifted the Serie A crown in 2011.
Since departing the San Siro, Ibrahimovic has also represented the likes of Paris Saint Germain, Manchester United and also MLS outfit LA Galaxy, adding considerably to his personal trophy cabinet along the way.
His arrival with AC Milan will hopefully reignite a season that has severely underwhelmed so far. Stefano Pioli’s troops currently sit 11th in the Serie A table and are at 75/1 with Betfair to finish in the top four this season.