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Manchester United star Zlatan Ibrahimovic nears LA Galaxy switch

ESPN are reporting that the Swedish striker has not yet signed a deal but the American club are ready to finance a deal

Manchester United star Zlatan Ibrahimovic is close to a move to LA Galaxy, according to reports.

ESPN are reporting that the Swedish striker has not yet signed a deal but the American club are ready to finance a deal.

LA Galaxy are reportedly closing in on the signing of Zlatan Ibrahimovic

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LA Galaxy are reportedly closing in on the signing of Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Galaxy are said to be willing to sign Ibrahimovic, 36, with targeted allocation money, which would mean he does not take up a designated player spot.


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And it is also claimed they could also use the help of sponsors to pay his wages.

Ibrahimovic has been out of action since December after picking up a knock to his knee against Burnley on Boxing Day.

But he was out running with the physio Friday afternoon, after spending the previous few weeks working on his core fitness at Carrington.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been out of action since Boxing Day

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been out of action since Boxing Day

Ibrahimovic has been posting videos of himself during his recovery

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Ibrahimovic has been posting videos of himself during his recovery

The Swedish forward posted a video to his Instagram story on Saturday training on a bike.


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Ibra was also in a tent as he continued his rigorous recovery programme.

Ibrahimovic has been allowed to manage the pace of his own comeback as to not aggravate the injury anymore.

And the signing of Alexis Sanchez has also eased the pressure on the veteran not to rush back too soon.


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