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Zlatan being investigated by UEFA for alleged ties to betting company

Emerging reports suggest that Zlatan Ibrahimovic could be hit with a three-year ban from FIFA for his alleged role in a sports betting company. A full investigation has now been launched into the matter by UEFA after Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet Bild made claims that the veteran forward was part-owner of a gambling website based in Malta known as Bethard. "In accordance with Article 31(4) of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations, a UEFA Ethics and Disciplinary Inspector has today been appointed to conduct a disciplinary investigation regarding a potential violation of the UEFA Disciplinary Regulations by Mr. Zlatan Ibrahimovic for having an alleged financial interest in a betting company," UEFA said in a statement. "Further information regarding this matter will be made available in ...
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The saga will continue at AC Milan as Zlatan signs new deal

It appears that Zlatan Ibrahimovic is enjoying the finals years of his playing career and his present adventures in Serie A with AC Milan. The Big Swede has extended his contract with AC Milan until 2021 and this will keep him at the club beyond his 40th birthday in October. The Swedish striker was instrumental to the side's title charge in the initial stages of the season although it has waned in recent months. Regardless, he's one of the major players under Stefano Pioli. "AC Milan is the club for which Zlatan has played the most in Italy," the Serie A side disclosed in a statement. "After scoring 84 goals in 130 appearances with the Rossoneri, the Swedish striker will continue to be wearing the red and black jersey next season." READ: Carabao Cup triumph won’t be enough t...
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Maldini – Ibrahimovic is on the same level as Van Basten

AC Milan legend Paolo Maldini has claimed that Zlatan Ibrahimovic is on the same level as Marco van Basten due to the similarities he has seen between the two players. It's no more news that AC Milan had some brilliant attacking talents in their ranks in the past. When they were dominant in the 1980s and early 90s, Van Basten led the line for the Rossoneri in style and scored a whopping 125 goals in 201 appearances. Very few have been able to replicate his numbers although his career was cut short by injury. Ibrahimovic is another forward who has impressed for AC Milan in his two spells at the club. He made a return to Italy in January and is playing his part to ensure a surprise league triumph for the Rossoneri since 2011 when he led the scoring chart under the management of Mass...
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MLS Chief – Ibrahimovic is set to rejoin AC Milan

The Commissioner of the MLS, Don Garber, has revealed that Zlatan Ibrahimovic is set to rejoin Serie A side AC Milan after a successful stint at LA Galaxy. Zlatan. 38, has been in the MLS for the past 18 months and his contract with LA Galaxy will expire at the end of the year. Meanwhile, the towering Swede has been linked with a host of clubs in Europe. It can be recalled that Ibrahimovic played for AC Milan between 2010 and 2012, and scored 42 goals in 61 league games for the San Siro outfit. READ Lodeiro – Suarez will make a move to the MLS Nemanja Matic certain to leave Man United in January “Zlatan is such an interesting guy,” he told ESPN. “He keeps my hands full and my inbox full, but he’s a thrill-a-minute. “He is a 38-year-old guy who is being recruited by AC ...
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic will not leave LA Galaxy for Milan

According to Swedish news source Expressen, Zlatan Ibrahimovic will not be leaving LA Galaxy for AC Milan as widely speculated recently. Expressen claim that Zlatan's wife and sons are very happy and are not interested in returning to Europe. AC Milan were linked with Ibrahimovic recently and it seemed another stint with the club was on the cards. However, their hopes appear to have been dashed by recent developments. READ: Unai Emery sets goals challenge for Aubameyang Meanwhile, LA Galaxy will be looking to make trades on Sunday and make moves for either Alessandrini or Giovani Dos Santos in a bid to make Zlatan Ibrahimovic a designated player. This means that he will be excluded from the MLS Salary Cap, thus allowing LA Galaxy to pay him more to ensure that he commits to ...
Official – Zlatan completes move to LA Galaxy
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Official – Zlatan completes move to LA Galaxy

It has been officially confirmed that former Man United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has completed a move to LA Galaxy. The big Swede was released from his Man United contract yesterday and reports were rife that he had moved to the MLS. READ: Two exciting PL sides in the 2017/18 UCL quarters. No coincidence! This was given credence by a full-page advert in the LA Times with Ibra's name which read: "Los Angeles, you're welcome". LA Galaxy have now posted a video of Ibrahimovic in their shirt, with him declaring "Los Angeles, Welcome to Zlatan" Meanwhile, Ibra will not join as a designated player, thus exempting him from Major League Soccer's salary cap. Each franchise in the MLS is allowed three DPs, and as at March 8, La Galaxy already had the likes Giovani Dos Santos, Jonathan Dos...