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AC Milan fear season-ending injury for Zlatan

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TOPSHOT - AC Milan’s forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic from Sweden (C) celebrates with his teammates after scoring a goal during the Italian Serie A football match Inter Milan vs AC Milan on February 9, 2020 at the San Siro stadium in Milan. (Photo by MARCO BERTORELLO / AFP) (Photo by MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP via Getty Images)

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic could have suffered a season-ending injury, AC Milan fear.

The Swedish superstar, 38, is said to have injured his Achilles in training on Monday as he took a shot.

Per our partners Sky Sport in Italy, they say that Ibrahimovic is having scans to determine the severity of his injury.

Ibrahimovic suffered a similar injury earlier in 2020 as he was out during January and February and it appears he has aggravated his Achilles once again.

After a successful, and eventful, two years in Major League Soccer with the LA Galaxy, Zlatan returned to AC Milan for a second-stint and his current contract is due to run out at the end of June.

AC Milan were keen to exercise the option to extend his deal until the end of next season, as Zlatan had scored four goals in his first 10 games back at the Rossoneri, including a stunner in the Milan derby against one of his other former clubs, Inter Milan.

Serie A aims to restart the 2019-20 season in mid-June and play until the end of July, as Italy has bit hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. But if Zlatan has suffered a serious Achilles injury, that could be it for his second-coming at AC Milan and perhaps for his career overall.

Surely we haven’t seen the last of Zlatan? Surely he has at least another 10 years, at least, left in the tank?

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