Pundit tells Man United to sign this player up now

David Provan says Manchester United should do what they can to keep Zlatan Ibrahimovic at the club

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Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic Photo: Hublot

David Provan has told Manchester United to offer Zlatan Ibrahimovic a new one-year contract at the club.

The Swedish striker has earned plenty of praise for his performances for the Red Devils this season since joining Manchester United on a free transfer from Paris Saint-Germain last summer.

Ibrahimovic is Manchester United’s top scorer this season and the Red Devils have the option to extend his contract for a further year until the end of next season.

Doubt has been cast on the 35-year-old’s future after he suffered a season-ending knee injury last month and required surgery.

However, Provan feels that Manchester United would be wise to offer Ibrahimovic a new deal and keep him at Old Trafford beyond the summer.

Speaking on Sky Sports News HQ, Provan said: “Manchester United would want to keep him. He has had a sensational season.

“His relationship with the manager appears to be good.

“I wouldn’t see any reason why he would leave unless he fancies a lifestyle transfer. Maybe he fancies China or the USA.

“He doesn’t need the money. He may fancy getting the sun on his back a little bit more rather than the rigours of the Premier League in England.”

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Manchester United are currently gearing up for their crunch Premier League clash with Arsenal at The Emirates on Sunday afternoon as they look to bounce back from their 1-1 draw with Swansea last weekend.

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