Zlatan – I chose Milan for adrenaline and not for money
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has said that money was not behind his reason for rejoining AC Milan as he was presented as the club’s newest Acquisition on Friday.
He stated this in a press conference: “I chose Milan for adrenaline, not for money”
Ibrahimovic. 38, joined the Serie A outfit as a free agent after his contract with Major League Soccer side LA Galaxy expired. He has not been in action since the MLS playoffs in October.
However, the Big Swede insisted that he is ready for action and available to be called upon when AC Milan face Sampdoria in a home game at the San Siro on Sunday.
“I’m ready and I hope to play right away” he said.
According to Ibrahimovic, AC Milan helped him regain his love for the game during his first stint with the club. It can be recalled that he previously joined Milan from Barcelona in 2010 and helped them to the Serie A title in his first season before joining Paris Saint-Germain the following season.
In his presentation as an AC Milan player, he said: “When I left Milan in 2012 I didn’t want to go,”
“The important thing is that I’m here now. “Milan is my home. “I have always said that, when I arrived from Barcelona, Milan gave me back the joy of playing football”.
AC Milan are one of the clubs where the much-traveled Ibrahimovic has had a stint in his playing career. He has also played for Malmo, Ajax, Juventus, Barcelona, PSG, Manchester United, and city rivals Inter Milan.