Sport Man U's Ibrahimovic out for season with knee injury

22:21  21 april  2017
22:21  21 april  2017 Source:   Sporting News

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“Detailed investigations on the injuries sustained by Marcos Rojo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic during Thursday’ s Europa League match have confirmed significant knee ligament damage in both players Ibrahimovic , United’ s top scorer for the season with 28 goals, had landed badly during the game

London [ U .K], Apr 22 : Manchester United was dealt with a major blow after striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was ruled out of the rest of the football season with a horrific knee injury .

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Manchester United © Provided by Sporting News Zlatan Ibrahimovic Manchester United Manchester United have been dealt a huge injury blow in their pursuit of Champions League football with the news that Zlatan Ibrahimovic will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.

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The former Barcelona striker suffered the injury in the final seconds of normal time during United's Europa League clash against Anderlecht as he landed awkwardly after jumping for a header.

The Swede received lengthy treatment after the final whistle and was able to limp away without the need of a stretcher as he was replaced by Anthony Martial.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a knee injury suffered against Anderlecht in a Europa League quarterfinal match played on Thursday, April 20. I pity man u . Una own don finish.

The former Barcelona striker landed awkwardly against Anderlecht on Thursday and could now have played his final game for the Red Devils.

That led to team-mate Luke Shaw admitting that he felt the striker's injury was not as bad as first thought, but Goal understands that is not the case.

Ibrahimovic's absence could hit Jose Mourinho's side hard as they look to finish in the top four of the Premier League and win the Europa League in the final weeks of the season.

Having arrived from Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer last summer, Ibrahimovic has scored 28 goals in all competitions, including a double in the League Cup final win over Southampton.

Marcus Rashford - who starred in the recent wins over Chelsea and Anderlecht - will likely now fill the void for the remainder of the season, with United still to play Manchester City, Arsenal and Tottenham as well as Celta Vigo in the Europa League semi-finals.

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Ibrahimovic may well have now played his last game in a Red Devils shirt, with his one-year contract set to run out at the end of June.

Reports have varied on whether he will take up the option of a second-year, though the potential of a long-term injury could yet have a bearing on where he plays his football next term.

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The severity of Ibrahimovic's injury is yet to be fully assessed, though reports in Italy suggest he could be facing up to nine months out if he has damaged his anterior cruciate ligament.

Should that be the case, it is possible United could assist him in with his rehabilitation, though any contract would be on different terms than those originally on the table had he been fully fit.


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With Manchester United ravaged by a mix of injury and suspension, coach Jose Mourinho is contemplating an extreme idea as his side looks to navigate two competitions at the end of a grueling season."I'm also training hard in the gym," he said, breaking out into a smile, "so I can be an option."Except United's list of absentees is no laughing matter for Mourinho.Already without injured players Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Paul Pogba, Juan Mata, Chris Smalling, Phil Jones and Marcos Rojo, Mourinho will now be without Marouane Fellaini for Sunday's Premier League game against Swansea after the midfielder was sent off for head-butting Sergio Aguero in the 0-

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