Zlatan Ibrahimovic 'agrees to join' Manchester United under Jose Mourinho, according to report

The Paris Saint-Germain striker has reportedly agreed to reunite with Jose Mourinho

Ibrahimovic's contract with Paris Saint-Germain expires at the end of next month
Ibrahimovic's contract with Paris Saint-Germain expires at the end of next month

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has 'agreed to sign' for Manchester United, according to a report by Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf.

The Paris Saint-Germain striker, whose contract at the Ligue 1 club expires at the end of next month, has reportedly agreed to reunite with Jose Mourinho, his former manager at Internazionale.

Mourinho himself is expected to replace Louis van Gaal imminently, after the Dutchman was told on Monday morning that he would not see out the final year of his three-year contract.

Ibrahimovic has attracted interest from several elite European clubs, as well as Major League Soccer and Chinese Premier League outfits, but has apparently plumped for a first spell in English football.

The deal is said to include an option which would allow him to become an ‘assistant coach’ at United after ending his playing career.

Ibrahimovic announced that he would leave PSG earlier this month, declaring: “I came like a king, left like a legend,” after scoring a total of 156 goals in 180 appearances.

The 34-year-old striker capped off his time with the Ligue 1 club by winning French Cup in his final game for the club on Saturday, helping them beat arch-rivals Maseille 2-1.

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