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10 November 2019 20:37

Manchester United are reportedly targeting a shock reunion with former striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

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Manchester United are reportedly targeting a shock reunion with former striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The 38-year-old star had departed Old Trafford for MLS side LA Galaxy in 2018, after netting 29 goals during his two-season spell with the top flight giants. But Italian outlet TuttoMercatoWeb claim that United could be tempted to re-sign Ibrahimovic in a desperate search for striking reinforcements. Manchester United are reportedly targeting a reunion with former star Zlatan Ibrahimovic Ibrahimovic had lifted the Europa League and Carabao Cup with United under Jose Mourinho, and even scored the last-gasp winner against Southampton in the latter competition. Successor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side have struggled to tuck away chances at times this campaign, and a potential move for Juventus frontman Mario Mandzukic had also been touted in the summer.

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And after the departures of Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez to Inter Milan, Ibrahimovic appears to have emerged as a priority target for United. The towering striker scored 31 goals in as many games for LA Galaxy, and bagged eight assists, in all competitions - and also netted in the club's conference semi-final defeat by rivals Los Angeles FC. The ex-Juventus and Barcelona man will likely become a free agent in January, and has been linked with switches to Serie A outfits AC Milan and Bologna in recent weeks.

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