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.”

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Meanwhile, the towering Swede took to social media and posted “The Saga Continues,” after putting pen to paper on a deal reported to be worth €6.5 million ($7.8m).

Ibrahimovic played his part in the side’s domestic triumph in 2011 and will continue playing at the highest level as AC Milan are in good stead for a place and a return to the UEFA Champions League next season for the first time since 2014.

“I feel very happy. I waited for this day and now I have another year, which is what is most important to me,” Ibrahimovic told Milan TV.
“I always said, playing for Milan is like being at home.

“I love the way the club makes me feel, all the people who work here, my colleagues, the coach, the fans who I miss in the stadium.

“This is like my home. If I can stay here for life I would.”

Ibrahimovic is one of the widely traveled players in Europe after playing for the likes of Ajax, Juventus, AC Milan, Inter Milan, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, and Manchester United. He began his footballing career at Malmo in 1999.