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Los Angeles Galaxy confirm Zlatan Ibrahimovic deal

Los Angeles Galaxy confirm the arrival of Zlatan Ibrahimovic from Manchester United.

Los Angeles Galaxy have confirmed the arrival of Zlatan Ibrahimovic from Manchester United.

Ibrahimovic announced his move to the MLS club via a full-page advert in the LA Times, with the 36-year-old leaving United by mutual consent on Thursday.

"After being in Europe, winning 33 trophies, playing in the best teams in the world, playing with the best players in the world, I wanted to come to the US and play my game there," Ibrahimovic told the newspaper. "I wanted people to enjoy my game there and to win. And I chose the Galaxy to do that."

The experienced centre-forward scored 29 times in 53 appearances for the Red Devils, but failed to fully overcome the serious knee injury that ended his 2016-17 campaign, and was allowed to leave Old Trafford on a free transfer.

LA Galaxy confirmed the move on Friday afternoon with a video on their official Twitter page.

Ibrahimovic could make his LA Galaxy debut against local rivals Los Angeles FC on March 31.


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1Manchester CityMan City27212474205465
2Liverpool26205159154465
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs26200654252960
4Manchester UnitedMan Utd26156552351751
5Arsenal26155653371650
6Chelsea26155645291650
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves2611693433139
8Watford2610793434037
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10West Ham UnitedWest Ham2696113239-733
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12Leicester CityLeicester2695123134-332
13Crystal Palace2676132734-727
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2676132839-1127
15Burnley2676132947-1827
16Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2667132234-1225
17Cardiff CityCardiff2674152447-2325
18Southampton2659122844-1624
19Fulham2645172558-3317
20Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2625191448-3411

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