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Zlatan Ibrahimovic planning incredible Man United gesture after horror knee injury

Crocked star has yet to decide whether he will undertake any of his nine-month rehabilitation at Carrington training ground

Manchester United hitman Zlatan Ibrahimovic plans to take 50 club staff and players out for a ‘thank you’ dinner.

The Swedish striker, 35, is paying for the first team, coaches and support staff, including masseurs and groundsmen to join him for the meal.

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Injured ace . . . Zlatan Ibrahimovic plans to take staff out for a thank you dinner after top season

He has yet to decide whether he will undertake any of his nine-month rehabilitation for a knee injury at United.

He has reportedly already turned down an offer from boss Jose Mourinho of a one-year £13million contract extension while he recovers.

A source said: “Zlatan’s been an absolute star.

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On the ball . . . Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Wayne Rooney share a joke in candid photo
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“He’s umming and aahing about what he’s going to do but he’s decided to take everyone out for a meal as a thank you and possibly a final farewell.”

Zlatan fell badly in United’s Europa League win over Anderlecht.

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Horror fall . . . Zlatan Ibrahimovic falls badly and clutches his side during United's Europa League win over Anderlecht

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End of season . . . Zlatan Ibrahimovic has still not decided whether to take any of his nine-month rehabilitation at United

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Out for the count . . . Zlatan Ibrahimovic has reportedly turned down an offer of one-year extension at United while he recovers

The Swede, who has bagged 28 goals this season, is famous for his huge ego and jokey attitude.

In January we told how he handed his wife a picture of himself as a gift for Christmas.

He had received the framed snap from staff at Carrington which showed his celebration with Jesse Lingard who looked terrified as Zlatan, a taekwondo black belt, leapt towards him.

He was also once asked what he got his wife for her birthday and replied: "Nothing, she already has Zlatan."