• Zorya 0 Manchester United 2: Mkhitaryan magic sends Mourinho’s men through

    Zorya 0 Manchester United 2: Mkhitaryan magic sends Mourinho’s men through

    Manhester United needed a point for Europa League progression, but they got all three courtesy of Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored his first Manchester United goal as Jose Mourinho’s men won 2-0 at Zorya to seal their place in the Europa League knockout stages.

    The Armenia international made the difference with a wonderful solo effort early in the second half as he continues to impress in his first consistent run in the team since joining from Borussia Dortmund in […]

  • I’d prefer to win game than score, says Ibrahimovic

    I’d prefer to win game than score, says Ibrahimovic

    Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic would have preferred a victory for his team to scoring a goal in the 1-1 draw against Everton in the Premier League on Sunday.

    The Swede cleverly flicked the ball over onrushing Everton goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg to put United ahead at Goodison Park but Marouane Fellaini’s late foul on Idrissa Gueye gave Leighton Baines the chance to equalise from the spot.

    “I scored but in the end it only got me and the team one point. I […]

  • Ibrahimovic reveals why he kicked Coleman in the head

    Ibrahimovic reveals why he kicked Coleman in the head

    The Manchester United striker has attempted to play down his clash with the Everton defender in Sunday’s fixture.

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic has explained why he kicked Seamus Coleman in the head during Manchester United’s draw at Everton, insisting it wasn’t a deliberate incident.

    The 35-year-old scored the visitors’ goal at Goodison Park with a brilliant first-half lob, but was frustrated when Leighton Baines claimed a point for Ronald Koeman’s side with a penalty one minute from time.

    Sunday’s match also saw Ibrahimovic involved in […]

  • Ibrahimovic facing retrospective ban for Coleman kick

    Ibrahimovic facing retrospective ban for Coleman kick

    The Manchester United striker appeared to kick his Everton opponent in the face during their Premier League match on Sunday, though the incident was not noticed at the time.

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic is expected to face a retrospective ban for appearing to kick Everton defender Seamus Coleman in the face.

    The incident was not noticed by any of the officials at the time, meaning that the Manchester United striker could face action after full-time that would rule him out of upcoming Premier League […]

  • Ibrahimovic: I knew I would take over the world

    Ibrahimovic: I knew I would take over the world

    The Manchester United striker will be honoured with a monument in his home country, and he revealed that he always had faith in his ability.

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he always knew he would “take over the world” and spoke of his delight at the Swedish Football Association’s plans to build a statue of him that will reside outside the Friends Arena in Stockholm.

    The Manchester United striker has proved one of Sweden’s greatest exports, winning league titles in Netherlands, Italy, Spain and […]

  • Ibrahimovic: Mkhitaryan is quality, but he must take his chances

    Ibrahimovic: Mkhitaryan is quality, but he must take his chances

    The midfielder has not been able to cement a regular spot in the Manchester United squad since his arrival from Borussia Dortmund, but the striker feels he can be important.

    Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is confident Henrikh Mkhitaryan will come good at Old Trafford irrespective of his difficult start.

    The Armenia international joined United from Borussia Dortmund during the close-season for a reported £26 million, but has struggled to live up to the high expectations.

    The 27-year-old has made just seven appearances […]

  • ‘Perfect’ Rooney deserves more respect, says Ibrahimovic

    ‘Perfect’ Rooney deserves more respect, says Ibrahimovic

    The Swede has called for greater respect towards his Red Devils team-mate, who is now the club’s leading goalscorer in Europe.

    Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney is “the perfect player” and deserves more respect from the media, according to team-mate Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

    Rooney produced arguably his best display of the season in Thursday’s 4-0 Europa League win over Feyenoord, in which he scored the opening goal before setting up Juan Mata for the second.

    The performance came in the wake of a difficult […]

  • Ibrahimovic slams media for showing Rooney ‘no respect’

    Ibrahimovic slams media for showing Rooney ‘no respect’

    The England captain has been the centre of attention after being photographed intoxicated, but his Manchester United team-mate has offered his support.

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic has slammed the media for showing “a lack of respect” to Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney after he was photographed intoxicated on international duty.

    Rooney was snapped looking worse for wear as he reportedly crashed a wedding at England’s team hotel in Hertfordshire between the recent international matches against Scotland and Spain.

    Sections of the media claimed Rooney’s role […]

  • Mourinho: Manchester United to keep Ibrahimovic on for another year

    Mourinho: Manchester United to keep Ibrahimovic on for another year

    The Portuguese has confirmed that the Red Devils plan to exercise the option to extend the Swede’s Old Trafford stay by an additional year.

    Jose Mourinho has confirmed that Manchester United will take up the option to extend Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s deal by an extra year until 2018.

    The Sweden great moved to Old Trafford on a free transfer in the close-season after four successful and trophy-laden seasons at Paris Saint-Germain, during which time he became the club’s record goal scorer.

    Ibrahimovic, 35, initially […]

  • Ibrahimovic want to conquer USA

    Ibrahimovic want to conquer USA

    The Manchester United striker will consider staying at Old Trafford, but is also open to the idea of a move across the Atlantic.

    Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has compared himself to Napoleon, but wants to outdo the French military leader by conquering America in MLS.

    Ibrahimovic has won the domestic title in Netherlands, Italy, Spain and France during a prolific career and is aiming to add to his medal haul in the Premier League with Manchester United.

    At 35, the exuberant Sweden […]

  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic calls Manchester United a step down, only joined for Jose Mourinho

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic calls Manchester United a step down, only joined for Jose Mourinho

    Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has risked the wrath of the club’s fans by admitting that they’re a step down from Paris Saint-Germain and that linking up with manager Jose Mourinho was his main reason for joining.

    The 35-year-old has been a popular addition at Old Trafford since his summer switch from PSG, but latest quotes in an interview suggest he’s not finding it too easy adapting to a playing in a weaker side.

    United’s draw with Arsenal at the weekend leaves […]