Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s one-word description of new Man United boss

Zlatan Ibrahimovic describes Jose Mourinho as "cool" amid the speculation linking him with Manchester United

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has fuelled the speculation linking him with a summer transfer to Manchester United by admitting that he is a keen admirer of Jose Mourinho.

The Sweden striker has been heavily linked with a transfer to Old Trafford in recent days after he left Paris Saint-Germain at the end of the season.

The 34-year-old forward has long been linked with a move to the Premier League and it is now widely thought that the striker favours a transfer to link up with Mourinho at Old Trafford.

Now, the attacker’s latest comments about Mourinho are likely to do little to quell the talk of a possible move to Old Trafford this summer.

Speaking to Metro, Ibrahimovic said: “Mourinho is cool.”

He continued: “Managers are more elegant. That is right for a coach. He has responsibility, he has to be a leader.

“The older they get, the cooler they get. The grey hair. The serious expression. I have a good relationship with all of them.”

United are believed to be on the lookout for a number of new players this summer following Mourinho’s appointment at Old Trafford on a three-year deal last month.

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