Graeme Souness: Why Man United need to sign this PSG super star

Graeme Souness explains why he wants Manchester United to sign Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Graeme Souness has urged Manchester United to sign Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

The Sweden international is set to leave the Ligue 1 champions at the end of June after a decorated four-year spell in the French capital.

United are thought to be leading the race to sign the 34-year-old striker and the latest reports suggest the Red Devils have offered the Swede a one-year contract with a possible addition season.

Louis van Gaal’s side missed out on a top-four finish this term but the 20-time English champions can still end the season with silverware if United beat Crystal Palace in the FA Cup final on Saturday.

Former Liverpool and Tottenham midfielder Souness explained why United need to sign Ibrahimovic ahead of the 2016/17 season.

Souness told Sky Sports: “I’d certainly like to see him in the Premier League, I’m a fan of his. I look at Man United and they need a spark.

“They need something to light a fire if they are not going to be in the Champions League. I can go back to George Best and Wille Morgan on the wings to David Beckham and Ryan Giggs.

“These people got you on the edge of your seat and United have not been that for a couple of years.

“Ibrahimovic would give you that. He’d get you on the edge of your seat and would that stadium and that pressure overawe him? Not at all.”

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The Red Devils will host Eddie Howe’s Bournemouth side in their final game of the Premier League season at Old Trafford on Tuesday night.

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