Zlatan Ibrahimovic to leave Manchester United after club decide against deal

Guardian

• United decline to take up option for second year on striker’s contract• Cruciate ligament injury has ended Ibrahimovic’s time at Old TraffordManchester United will not offer Zlatan Ibrahimovic a new deal when his current contract expires at the end of the month.The 35-year-old had an option for second season at United – following his influential first campaign in English football – but a cruciate ligament has finished his career at Old Trafford. The Swede will be 36 by the time he next plays, with the knee injury expected to keep the striker out until early 2018. Related: How Manchester United became the Zlatan Ibrahimovic show | Paul Wilson Continue reading......

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