AC Milan are ‘assured’ over agreeing a contract extension with Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
The veteran striker is the Italian membership’s high scorer with 15 targets this season as they path Serie A leaders Inter Milan by eight factors.
Ibrahimovic has been a revelation since rejoining AC Milan in a 3rd spell halfway via final season with 25 targets in 34 Serie A appearances.
He’s out of contract on the finish of the 2020/21 marketing campaign, however Milan chiefs are eager to increase his keep past his 40th birthday in October, in response to Fabrizio Romano.
The Italian journalist tweeted: “AC Milan are ‘assured’ that an settlement can be reached quickly with Zlatan Ibrahimovic for the extension of his contract.
“The present one expires in two months, however AC Milan and Zlatan need to transfer ahead collectively till June 2022. Ibra can be 40 y.o. in October.”
AC Milan are aiming to play Champions League soccer for the primary time since 2014 with fifth-placed Napoli 4 factors behind them.
Milan boss Stefano Pioli has admitted he needs Ibrahimovic to proceed taking part in on the San Siro, regardless of being within the twilight years of his profession.
He mentioned: “Zlatan is proud of us and I feel one of the best factor about this workforce is that the gamers are pleased.
”We’re with an enormous membership, everybody needs to do properly and I feel it’s proper that he continues taking part in, and that he does it with us.
“He’s an athlete who is very motivated, is scrupulous in the way in which he takes care of his physique with every thing from weight loss plan to restoration.
“He’s drained, however you don’t keep at this stage for this lengthy with out taking care of your self.”