Zlatan Ibrahimovic has dropped yet another hint about his fate come the end of the season.
But, after previously admitting his interest of playing in England when his Paris Saint-Germain contract expires in the summer, as The Express reports, this may panic his Premier League admirers.
The 34-year-old Swede has been linked with blockbuster moves to Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea, by The Express, but has claimed that he could simply hang up his boots instead.
“Maybe I’ll just retire,” he told Swedish television network TV4, according to The Express.
“Nobody’s thought of that possibility. I would prefer to go out at the top. Anything could happen next summer. When all the cards are on the table, I’ll see which direction I want to take.”
The Express adds that Old Trafford remains the most likely option for the enigmatic striker if Jose Mourinho becomes United manager, but that the lure of London keeps Arsenal and Chelsea in the hunt.
And The Express also understands that Ibrahimovic has been offered £60m by the Chinese government to become the highest-profile player yet to join the Chinese Super League revolution.
Zlatan has scored 141 goals in 169 games for PSG to become the club’s all-time top goalscorer, and helped them to four successive Ligue 1 titles since arriving in the French capital from AC Milan in 2012.
The Sweden captain has also won league titles with Ajax, Inter Milan and Barcelona across a glittering career. Could Zlatan really bring it to an end before experiencing the wonders of the Premier League?
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