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Zlatan Ibrahimovic may undergo surgery next month

Fri 11 June 2021 | 11:02

Ahead of Euro 2020, Sweden coach, Janne Andersson, admitted that Ibrahimovic’s recovery “is not at an advanced stage” as both Sweden and Milan are carefully monitoring the striker’s slow rehabilitation.

Sustaining a knee injury during the Rossoneri’s 3-0 Serie A victory at

Juventus

on May 9, the 39-year-old was

ruled out of Euro 2020

La Gazzetta dello Sport

has reported that

Milan

are carefully monitoring the striker’s recovery progress, and if things won’t look good at that time, the club could decide to continue the conservative therapy for two more weeks or opt for surgery, which would force the 39-year-old off the pitch for several months.

Ibrahimovic

had knee surgery four years ago when he was playing for

Manchester United

. However, since the striker hasn’t ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament, this injury is not as severe as the previous one

Scoring 15 goals in his 19 Serie appearances for Milan, the

Sweden

international’s absence due to injuries heavily damaged the

Rossoneri’s

season as they handed the

Serie A title

to their arch-rivals,

Inter

.

 


source: La Gazzetta dello Sport