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'Zlatan is injured and needs time to recover:' José Mourinho

José Mourinho and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Photo: AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth

Published: 11.Aug.2017 16:43 hrs

Manchester United are in discussions to re-sign Zlatan Ibrahimovic for the second half of the season when he recovers from a serious knee injury, manager José Mourinho confirmed on Friday.

The former Sweden striker was United's top scorer last season, hitting 28 goals as they won the Europa League, the League Cup and the Community Shield.

However, he is without a club as he recovers from cruciate knee ligament damage sustained during the Europa League quarter-final against Anderlecht in April.

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