Photo: Zlatan Ibrahimovic receives heartfelt message from team-mate amid Man United link

PSG defender Thiago Silva sends heartfelt message to Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Thiago Silva dedicated an Instagram post to Zlatan Ibrahimovic as the Sweden striker prepares to start a new chapter.

The 34-year-old has called time on his Paris Saint-Germain career after four decorated seasons at Parc des Princes.

Ibrahimovic has been heavily linked with a move to Manchester United in recent weeks amid reports the Red Devils will appoint his former Inter Milan boss Jose Mourinho as their new manager.

The 20-time English champions are thought to have offered Ibrahimovic a one-year deal with a view to an additional year.

Brazil international Thiago was distraught to see the towering forward leave PSG having played together at AC Milan and Parc des Princes.

Thiago wrote: “My friend @iamzlatanibrahimovic wish you much luck in this new journey !! God be with you. It was great with you these six years !! 2 years and 4 years @acmilan @psg was very special .. thanks for everything and especially for being that friend .. I will bring to my life as you told me !!”

United target Ibrahimovic won four successive Ligue 1 titles during his four-year stay in the French capital.

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The Swedish striker has never won the Champions League despite playing for some of Europe’s biggest clubs.

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