What was already said to be guaranteed ended up becoming a reality on Monday. Zlatan Ibrahimovic will remain associated with AC Milan for another season. The Swedish striker will remain at the Rossoneri club until June 30, 2023, and will continue to wear the number 11 shirt.
Milan’s Swedish international Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 40, will remain linked until June 2023, as the club announced in a statement.
The player, who underwent surgery in May on his left knee and will still be out for between five and six months, will charge one million euros plus bonuses linked to the goals he scores and the matches he plays, according to different Italian media. In addition, the club itself, through the statement published on its website, informed that it will continue to use the number 11.
The performance of Ibrahimovic, who is not expected to return to the field of play until next year, when he will be 41 years old, was very limited by the injury this season, in which he played 23 of the 38 matches in the championship.
“During the last six months, I played without the anterior cruciate ligament in my left knee. The knee was inflamed for six months. I have only been able to train with the team ten times in the last six months. I have received over 20 injections in six months. I have had my knee vaccinated. once a week for six months. Painkillers daily for six months,” he said in May, revealing past problems this year.
“I slept badly for six months because of the pain. I’ve never suffered so much on and off the field. I made something impossible, something possible “, he added on Instagram.
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