OFFICIAL: Zlatan Ibrahimovic signs for Manchester United

Manchester United have officially confirmed the signing of Zlatan Ibrahimovic on a free transfer.

After several months of speculation, the sight of the former Inter, AC Milan, Barcelona and Paris Saint Germain striker wearing the club’s famous red shirt should excited reds the world over.

Speaking to Manutd.com, Ibrahimovic had this to say:

I am absolutely delighted to be joining Manchester United and am looking forward to playing in the Premier League. It goes without saying that I cannot wait to work with Jose Mourinho once again. He is a fantastic manager and I am ready for this new and exciting challenge. I have thoroughly enjoyed my career so far and have some great memories. I am now ready to create more special memories in England.”

His new manager, Jose Mourinho is predictably full of praise for his second signing for the club:

Zlatan needs no introduction. The statistics speak for themselves. Ibra is one of the best strikers in the world and a player who always gives 100 per cent. He has won the most important league championships in the world of football, now he has the opportunity to play in the best league in the world and I know he will grasp this opportunity and will work hard to help the team win titles. I am certain that his talent will delight fans at Old Trafford next season and that his experience will be invaluable in helping to develop the younger players in the squad.”