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Zlatan Ibrahimovic officially re-joins Manchester United

Sunderland v Manchester United - Premier League

SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - APRIL 09: Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford reacts as Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic (l) celebrates after scoring the opening United goal during the Premier League match between Sunderland and Manchester United at Stadium of Light on April 9, 2017 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

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It had been rumored for some time that a possible return to Old Trafford could be in the works, but now it’s official.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be back for a second season with Manchester United, the club announced on Thursday.

The veteran Swedish strike re-joins the Red Devils on a one-year contract after having previously signed a similar deal last summer.

Ibrahimovic scored 28 goals in all competitions under Jose Mourinho, before having his season cut short with a serious knee injury this April. The 35-year-old missed the end of last season, which included United’s UEFA Europa League title.