Zlatan Ibrahimovic Wins Twitter With Announcement He's Returning To Manchester United
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Ending months of speculation, Zlatan Ibrahimovic announced he would be returning to Manchester United in the most Zlatan of ways on Thursday.
— Zlatan Ibrahimović (@Ibra_official) August 24, 2017
Sorry Michelangelo, the Creation of Adam has been replaced. In its stead: the Uniting of Zlatan.
Ibrahimovic signed a one-year deal with Manchester United, a few months after the club released him following a knee injury suffered in April. Ibrahimovic had surgery in the United States and is attempting a comeback before the end of 2017.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) August 24, 2017
After wearing No. 9 last season, Ibrahimovic will sport the No. 10 this season after new signing Romelu Lukaku took the 9 shirt. Zlatan scored 28 goals in 46 matches for United.
Reaction around the league varied. Jose Mourinho was reportedly excited.
— Nishant Chettri (@nishantchettri) August 24, 2017
Chelsea fans, despite being stuck with a want-away Diego Costa and a slow-starting Alvaro Morata, felt the nerve to point out who won the league last year, even with Ibrahimovic banging in 17 EPL goals.
— Greg Gapel (@Greg_Gampel) August 24, 2017
And then there was the poor Newcastle fan who had to find something to cling on to after a dismal start to the season.
FIXED IT pic.twitter.com/Mw59rHF0Bp— GallowgateShots (@GallowgateShots) August 24, 2017
A French-speaking fan, perhaps bitter Paris Saint-Germain let Ibrahimovic go for free before last season, had a helpful suggestion for the 35-year-old striker.
Dont forget it. pic.twitter.com/2To2bgBI6K— iskra (@derindenkusurlu) August 24, 2017
Most importantly, one fan pointed out the real reason Zlatan returned to Old Trafford.
I believe you have a stop to make on your way home big man! pic.twitter.com/sJRZ1KJZFv— Kristopher Malone (@KrisWitaK1) August 24, 2017
If Zlatan compares himself to God for his return to Manchester United, we can’t wait to see what he does when he finally announces his retirement.