Zlatan ‘to discuss one-year contract extension with United boss Mourinho’

first_img1 Zlatan Ibrahimovic hopes to extend his Manchester United career by a further year with his current deal set to expire at the end season.Zlatan was released by United at the end of last term while he battled back to fitness following a horror knee injury suffered in April.The Swede is expected to sit down with Jose Mourinho and discuss terms on an extension in the new year, according to The Sun.He made his United return earlier this month, but is yet to start a game or score a goal for the club.The potential of Ibrahimovic extending his stay at Old Trafford could upset team-mate Romelu Lukaku.United legend Rio Ferdinand said this week that the presence of Ibrahimovic on the subs bench will heap pressure onto Lukaku’s shoulders.After his blistering start to the season, Lukaku has scored just one in his last 11.And after the 4-2 victory over Watford, Rio told BT Sport: “He’ll come out of this. I think that maybe the bigger problem for him is Zlatan Ibrahimovic being there.“Mentally, having a big striker behind you who wants to play, that’s a pressure (coming) from within, and sometimes people find that hard to deal with.” Ibrahimovic battled back to full fitness following a horror knee injury last_img read more

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