The Swedish striker is in danger of being absent in the match between AC Milan and Man Utd in the eighth round of the Europa League.
After the draw to split the 1/8 Europa League round, all eyes were on the match between AC Milan and MU. Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will meet his old team for the first time since his move to the MLS in 2018.
However, according to information from The GuardianThe 39-year-old striker will likely not be able to play in both the first leg and back due to a closed muscle injury. Earlier, Ibra was forced to leave the field at the start of the second half in the Rossoneri’s 2-1 win over AS Roma.
The absence of the former Barcelona striker will certainly be a big loss for the San Siro team. Ibrahimovic has scored 14 goals in 13 appearances this season. Not only professional contributions, the presence of the former Swedish player will be a strong spiritual fulcrum Chick for his teammates, especially in a big match like before Man Utd.
Ibra himself will also regret not being able to meet the old team again. The 1981-born striker played a key role in the Reds’ two most recent titles, including the Carabao Cup and the Europa League under Jose Mourinho.
Not only Zlatan, Milan will likely not be served by Ante Rebic for the same reason. Thus, coach Stefano Pioli has only one striker left in his hand, young talent Rafael Leão.
The red half of Milan will march to Old Trafford to kick the first leg at dawn on March 12 (Vietnam time), the second leg will take place a week later.
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