English Premiership

Zlatan discusses his LVG relationship

2015-07-24 11:04
Zlatan Ibrahimovic (AFP)

Cape Town - Zlatan Ibrahimovic refused to rule out the possibility of joining Manchester United despite his well documented problems with Louis van Gaal.

Sports Illustrated asked Paris Saint-Germain forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic about his relationship with Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal amid speculation that the Swedish forward could be the "mystery signing" that the Dutch manager hinted at recently.

The Premier League club have reportedly enquired about the possibility of signing Ibrahimovic, who despite being 33, is still one of the world's leading strikers.

Sports Illustrated asked the Swede how the state of the relationship was between the pair currently.

“No, that's not good,” Ibrahimovic replied before giving context: “He was a director in Ajax, and the way he is working is not the way I work.”

Ibrahimovic warned of possible trouble if he was to play under Van Gaal but refused to admit that he would reject a chance to move to Old Trafford. 

“At the end, I think he is professional and I am professional. Whoever I work with, I never had this kind of problems, because at the end I need to do my job, he needs to do his job,” Ibrahimovic said. “And I think a lot of fights would happen, but that's something I like.”

Paris St Germain could yet opt to use Ibrahimovic in part payment for a deal for Angel Di Maria. 



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