Sweden star to play on past 41 after lengthening club’s contract

By Piyush

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The club said, Enduring AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will continue at the Serie A champions beyond his 41st birthday following concurring a 1-year contract extension.

Details of the contract were not revealed, however a source close to the deal stated the virtuoso has accepted a reduced salary given he will be not able to play until 2023 after going through surgery on his left knee in May.

“AC Milan is pleased to announce the renewal of Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s contract until June 30, 2023,” Milan stated in a short statement.

“The Swedish forward will continue to wear the number 11 shirt.”

Ibrahimovic returned to his former club Milan in January 2020 after quitting Major League Soccer team LA Galaxy.

Though his second stint at the Italian side has been filled with injuries, Ibrahimovic has made 74 features and scored 36 goals in all tournaments since his return, assisting Milan triumph their first Serie A title in 11 years last term.

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