Zlatan Ibrahimovic is leaving AC Milan.

Reporter Fabricio Romano,메이저사이트 known as an expert on the European transfer market and active in the UK’s ‘Guardian’, said on his personal SNS on the 4th (Korean time), “Zlatan is leaving AC Milan. His contract with the club is about to expire and he decided not to extend the contract We are planning a farewell at the San Siro Stadium on Sunday.”

Zlatan is an AC Milan legend. In 2011, he was a leading striker in the team’s twilight years, leading AC Milan to Serie A and Supercoppa Italiana titles. After leaving AC Milan, Zlatan returned to AC Milan in 2020 to spend the twilight of his career.

The addition of Zlatan, the winning contractor, brought a lot to AC Milan both on and off the pitch. In the 2020-21 season, with 19 league games, 15 goals and 2 assists, Zlatan has established himself as the team’s mental support.

Zlatan silently won the title even in the process of AC Milan winning the Scudetto in the 2021-22 season. With 8 goals and 3 assists in 22 league appearances, he led the team as a leader, although his attack points decreased. In particular, the speech and performance shown in the locker room after AC Milan’s Italian Serie A victory was confirmed became a hot topic in the market.

At the time, Zlatan finished his speech in the AC Milan locker room, shouting, “Now do me a favor. Enjoy like a champion. AC Milan does not belong to Milan. Italy belongs to AC Milan.” After Zlatan’s speech full of leadership, the AC Milan players mingled in the locker room and sang the champion’s song, creating a festive atmosphere.

However, Ibrahimovic was absent until the beginning of this year due to knee surgery he received at the end of last season, and even after returning, he continued to suffer from injuries and experienced the savagery of the years. In the meantime, he showed off his class by changing the record for the oldest scorer in Serie A (41 years, 166 days) in the match against Udinese in March.

Zlatan’s performance in the 2022-23 season was the last goal against Udinese. Zlatan was sidelined until the end of the season due to a series of injuries. In other words, even Zlatan could not go against the times. When Zlatan could no longer play a role, it was difficult for AC Milan to hold on to the player. In the end, both sides decided to break up at the end of this season.

Reporter Romano said of Zlatan’s future, “Zlatan will turn 42 in October. He will make a decision about his future the next day.” In fact, Zlatan is at an age not unusual to announce his retirement, but Zlatan wants to participate in Euro 2024 as a member of the Swedish national team. He is Zlatan at a crossroads between whether he will continue his career until then or whether he will announce his retirement due to his body no longer following him.

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