Zlatan Ibrahimović is apparently a target for Milan, according to MLS boss Garber.
Ibra has stated that he’s been at his career best during his time at Milan, where he felt like home, and there is a possibility now to see Zlatan back in red and black.
The Rossoneri are in a desperate need for personality and leadership as these two are severely lacking in the young squad composed by the last three managements.
At 38, Ibrahimović could be the right guy for Milan and he can come as a free agent due to finishing his contract with the Los Angeles Galaxy next month.
MLS Commissioner Don Garber gave an interview last night to ESPN and he discussed Ibra and his future. Despite the interview being conducted in English, false translations appeared all over the internet, in both Italian and English media. The following, however, is a word-for-word transcription:
You could say your most casual football fan knows Zlatan Ibrahimović, he’s certainly a huge name and you know that. How important is he and how strong of an effort will you guys make to keep him in MLS?
“Zlatan is such an interesting guy, I mean. He keeps my hands full, my inbox full [smiles]… but he’s a thrill-a-minute and you need to have those guys who are breaking through the clutter, like David Beckham did in our early days. He’s a 38-year-old guy, who is now being recruited by Milan, one of the top clubs in the world. He’s almost set records with how many goals he’s scored in the last two years and he’s exciting on and off the field right…? He certainly keeps our hands full. At the end of the day I’d like to see him back, but that’s going to be up to the LA Galaxy. I have enjoyed the Zlatan moments, especially when he speaks, to me, in a third-person.”
Being ‘recruited’ does not mean that Ibrahimović has signed or will sign with Milan. It only means that as far as Garber is aware, the Rossoneri have shown interest in the big Swede.