Mourinho surely knows that Ibrahimovic expiring contract extends
José Mourinho is convinced that Zlatan Ibrahimovic next season for Manchester United plays, the expiring contract of Swedish striker despite.
The 35-year-old Ibrahimovic moved last summer press conference at Old Trafford after his contract with Paris Saint-Germain was past. In Manchester, he scored twenty times in 33 official matches.
“I’m sure that he remains. He signed here with the intention to two years, but everyone agrees that his first year goes better than expected”, said Mourinho on Friday at the weekly press conference.
“He knows that next year we want to grow and that we want to keep. Perhaps this is the last year of his career at a high level.”
According to the 54-year-old Mourinho are the omens favourable. “I gave him at last the possibility of a few days to Sweden, but he wanted to necessarily stay here. I am convinced that he bijtekent.”
Ibrahimovic came earlier for Malmö FF, Ajax, Juventus, Internazionale, FC Barcelona and AC Milan. In total he celebrated thirteen league titles.
United, the current number six of the Premier League, the Saturday in their own house against the number ten Watford. At the press conference went on for a large part already about next season.
“We have a team who like any other team needs change, but we also know that we are good players with potential,” said Mourinho about any changes in the coming summer.
“The intention is to have two, three or four good players to attract them that fit the way we want to play. Players who want a quality upgrade.”
The former coach of FC Porto, Internazionale, Chelsea and Real Madrid do not see to the United-selection of a metamorphosis to undergo. “We don’t want six or seven players and sell the same number of redemptions, of which the most be of the same quality. We want to be stable.”
The duel between United and Watford starts on Saturday at 16.00 hours. The ‘Red Devils’ have to do without defender Phil Jones by a foot injury. Wayne Rooney has recovered from flu and therefore can play again.
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