Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera has stated that his side’s summer signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic seems a lot younger than 35.
The big Swede turned 35 on Monday but continues to be a key member of Jose Mourinho’s starting lineup. In fact, Zlatan is the only United player to have featured in every game so far this season.
Herrera believes that Ibrahimovic is not showing any signs of ageing and plays like he is in his 20’s. The Spain international heaped praise on the former Barcelona man and described him as “unbelievable”
“He trains every day at his best, trying to get everyone at their highest level. He doesn’t lose one training session,” Ander told United’s official website.
“He is very, very aggressive and demanding but in a good way because every day he wants to win every training session and he wants everyone with him to win to keep working so we are very lucky to have Zlatan with us.
“If you saw a game and you didn’t know Zlatan’s age you could think he was only 28 or 29 and that is good for us.
“He’s an example for every one of us. I am not young, not old, I’m in the middle and he is an example for me as well. When you behave as a professional you can still be at a top club at 35.”
Ibrahimovic made the move to Manchester United from PSG on a free transfer over the summer.
The 35-year-old striker has got off to an impressive start with six goals in 11 appearances in all competitions.
United currently sit in sixth place with 13 points in seven games. Jose Mourinho’s side host their bitter rivals Liverpool at Old Trafford in the Premier League on October 17.