Manchester United have confirmed the signing of Zlatan Ibrahimovic on a one-year contract.
Ibrahimovic took it upon himself to announce on Thursday that he had agreed to joined United, posting a message on Instagram that read: “Time to let the world know. My next destination is Manchester United.”
The 34-year-old travelled to Manchester today to wrap up the free transfer and United released a statement in the evening stating Ibrahimovic was their man. It read: “Manchester United is delighted to announce the signing of Swedish international striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Ibrahimovic, 34, made 180 appearances for Paris Saint-Germain, scoring 156 goals. He has won championships in four different leagues since beginning his professional career with Malmo in 1999. Zlatan represented his country 116 times, scoring 62 goals, before announcing his retirement from international football last month.”
The player himself has been quoted saying, he is delighted to be joining Manchester United .