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Ibrahimovic pens new one-year deal with Manchester United

Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has re-signed for Manchester United on a one-year deal.

The 35-year-old scored 28 goals for United during an impressive debut season before it was prematurely cut short by a knee ligament injury.

United did not offer Ibrahimovic a second year on his contract at the end of last season, but the club has now confirmed that they have agreed a new deal with him.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Credit: MUFC

Swedish star Ibrahimovic said: "I am back to finish what I started. It was always mine and the club's intention for me to stay.

''I cannot wait to get back out on that Old Trafford pitch, but I also know that I have to take my time to make sure that I am ready. I have been working hard and will continue to do so to make sure I am in the best possible condition for my return to the pitch."

Ibra ''cannot wait'' to get back out on the pitch Credit: PA Pictures

United manager Jose Mourinho said: "We are delighted Zlatan is on the road to recovery and we are equally delighted to have his ambition and experience back with us.

''After his contribution last season he deserves our trust and we will be patient waiting for him to return. I have no doubt that he will be important in the second part of the season."

Ibrahimovic was quick to take to social media, tweeting: "I UNITED it @ManUtd" above a photo-shopped image of him arm-wrestling Satan.

Ibrahimovic took to Twitter to spread the news Credit: Twitter