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Atletico Madrid Join Race To Sign Swedish Star Zlatan Ibrahimovic In January 

Atletico Madrid Join Race To Sign Swedish Star Zlatan Ibrahimovic In January

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is still one of the most wanted players in world football as even when he is out injured, he is attracting interest from a number of clubs in Europe.

The Swedish star joined Manchester United at the start of the previous season on a free transfer from PSG on a one-year deal and was in ecstatic form in his first season in England.

Having never played in the country, Zlatan was tipped to struggle in English conditions but he scored 26 goals in all competitions for the Red Devils, standing as the top goal scorer for the club.

However, he picked up a career-threatening ACL injury that has put him out of the game till the start of the next season.

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Currently, in the US, Zlatan is trying hard to get back to full fitness before the end of the year but he is not expected to play any football in the first half of the domestic season in the next term.

Manchester United have also decided not to stick with him and have allowed him to leave the club on a free this summer.

This will mean that he is free to sign for a new club and is wanted by a few clubs in the MLS and in China.

However, reports from Spain now suggest that Atletico Madrid are now looking at the 35-year old as a possible addition to their squad in January.

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The La Liga outfit was hit by a transfer ban by the FFP which restricts them from signing any new player in the upcoming transfer window and they will not have to improve on their squad only in January.

They have been looking at Alexandre Lacazette, who might not wait till January to find a new club while Diego Costa is also touted as an option for January.

However, the Sport now claims that the Diego Simeone is looking at the former PSG man as an option for the club in January.

Unavailable to play till the turn of the year, Zlatan will not be without a club till the end of the year and it looks like the perfect destination for the 35-year old this summer.

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