Jose Mourinho has confirmed that there is a chance of Zlatan Ibrahimovic being a Manchester United player again next season.
Mourinho has revealed that he will let the striker decide his own future when he is back to full fitness, with United possibly being an option.
It was announced that Ibrahimovic was leaving Manchester United this summer after his contract came to end, due an injury he sustained toward the backend of the season.
Ibrahimovic suffered ligament injury and was ruled out for the last few months of the campaign.
He is now recovering from his injury and will make the final call on his club for next season when he returns to fitness.
Speaking to the Mirror, Mourinho said this:
It’s possible, it’s open.
We want him to be honest and open and let everything be there for him to make a decision in case his desire was to leave, so there was not a new contract.
There was a space and time for everyone to think, to feel, to decide and, from his point of view, he made the decision to still want to play football at the highest level.
It would be easy for him to hide behind such an amazing injury and say it’s time to play at a different level. But he made the challenge for him to continue at the highest level.
We opened our door for him to recover with us and then to make a decision.
The 35-year-old scored 28 goals for Manchester United last season after joining on a free transfer from PSG.
This included two goals in the League Cup final as United beat Southampton 3-2 at Wembley to lift the trophy.