Man United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic top 10 memorable quotes

Zlatan will lead the line for Jose Mourinho's Man United team next season. Credit: PA

Zlatan Ibrahimovic arrives at Old Trafford as one of the world's most enigmatic and enthralling footballers and definitely one of the most quotable.

Here are some of his best utterances...

  • "Zlatan doesn't do auditions" - the response when Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger offered the then-teenaged Ibrahimovic a trial.

  • "I can't help but laugh at how perfect I am" - on his own talent.

  • "Swedish style? No. Yugoslavian style? Of course not. It has to be Zlatan-style" - More of the same.

  • "What Carew does with a football, I can do with an orange" - in response to Norway striker John Carew's suggestions that Ibrahimovic's flicks and tricks were "pointless".

  • "First I went left; he did too. Then I went right and he did too. Then I went left again and he went to buy a hot dog" - on how he twisted Liverpool defender Stephane Henchoz inside-out.

  • "When you buy me, you are buying a Ferrari. If you drive a Ferrari you put premium petrol in the tank, you hit the motorway and you step on the gas. Guardiola filled up with diesel and took a spin in the countryside. He should have bought a Fiat" - on his sole season at Barcelona where he endured a tense relationship with then coach Pep Guardiola.

  • "We're looking for an apartment. If we don't find anything, then I'll probably just buy the hotel" - at his unveiling as a PSG player.

  • "We were looking through his playlist in the dressing room - there was lots of Justin Bieber, Jonas Brothers and Selena Gomez. It is nice to know that even David Beckham doesn't have good taste in everything" - on his former PSG team-mate's music choices.

  • "Only God knows who will go through" - interviewer replies 'It's hard to ask him' - "You're talking to him" - that Ibrahimovic ego again in the lead-up to the 2014 World Cup play-offs.

  • "A World Cup without me is nothing to watch, so it is not worth waiting for the World Cup" - Following Sweden's defeat by Portugal in the play-offs.