Previous
United States
Jamaica
1
1
LIVE 80'
Game Details
Barcelona
Manchester United
1
0
FT
Game Details
Paris Saint-Germain
Juventus
2
3
FT
Game Details
Manchester City
Real Madrid
ESPN3 3:35 AM UTC
Game Details
Philadelphia Union
Columbus Crew SC
3
0
FT
Game Details
Nice
Ajax Amsterdam
1
1
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Celtic
Rosenborg
0
0
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Next
BarcelonaBarcelona
Manchester UnitedManchester United
1
0
FT
Game Details

Man United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic has doctors marvelling at recovery - agent

Joao Castelo-Branco and Mark Ogden react to Arsenal's win over Man United, and the state of each club late in the season.
After summarising Man United's loss to Arsenal, Jose Mourinho couldn't resist a subtle dig at Arsenal fans.
Alejandro Moreno discusses the prospect of Major League Soccer shying away from Zlatan Ibrahimovic following his knee injury.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's agent has raised hope the Manchester United striker will get back to his best following knee surgery after revealing doctors have been stunned by the Swede's progress.

Ibrahimovic, 35, underwent an operation on damaged knee ligaments in the United States a fortnight ago and is set to miss the rest of the season and the start of the next campaign.

But Mino Raiola has suggested the forward stands a good chance of resuming his playing career once he has fully recovered.

"His knee is so strong that the doctors said they had never seen anything like it," Raiola told Swedish newspaper Expressen.

"He has a knee that it is almost impossible for a football player with a 20-year career to have. It was quite clean, there was no harm in it.

"Zlatan is so strong that the doctor wants him back after his career to research on him.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Zlatan Ibrahimovic had scored 28 goals before his first season at Manchester United was cut short by injury.

"They work in the world's best research institutions for the knees and ligaments.

"They research a lot on the subject and that is why they are better than everyone else. And the doctors want back Zlatan to do research on him.

"So after Zlatan's career, we will go back and open him up again to do research on his ligaments."

Ibrahimovic scored 28 goals in 46 games for United following his move from Paris Saint-Germain before his season was cut short last month. His long-term future is yet to be decided, with his one-year contract at Old Trafford due to expire this summer.

The former Barcelona and AC Milan striker had yet to decide whether to extend his stay at Old Trafford before suffering his injury against Anderlecht.

Sources have told ESPN FC a new one-year deal to stay at the club is still on the table, while Ibrahimovic is a target for Major League Soccer side LA Galaxy.

Rob is ESPN FC's Manchester United correspondent. Follow him on Twitter @RobDawsonESPN.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.