Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s agent has warned Manchester United the Swede has yet to decide his future and says the forward’s next move could end up being a “big surprise”.
The Red Devils are widely expected to closing in on a deal for the 34-year-old Swedish hitman, with some suggestions he could eventually become player-coach at Old Trafford.
The player himself was cagey over his future when questioned earlier this week and now his agent Mino Raiola has revealed that the 34-year-old has plenty of offers to consider – and says that a move to United is ‘far from a done deal’.
“We have not decided anything yet. I think it will be a surprise in the end,” Raoila told Swedish paper Expressen.
“Everybody is harping on about only United, United, United, that’s why I do not talk with anyone long for all journalists asking the wrong questions.
“Several clubs still fight for his signature. There are some clubs in England, a few clubs in Europe, clubs outside Europe, but everyone assumes that he must go to Manchester United, but it is not true.
“Zlatan Ibrahimovic is the king and the club that buys him do not have to pay a transfer fee.
“This means that Ibrahimovic, who just finished a record season at PSG, can get an extra high salary. He is in a good bargaining position.
“It’s not important to arrange something quickly, I care only about arranging something with quality.
“I’m not in a hurry. No running behind me and chasing me. It’s about doing the right thing at the right time.
“The only thing we care about is quality. Let’s see what happens. But we have a nice period ahead of us now.”