Solskjaer looking forward to a reunion with Zlatan

Fri 26 February 2021 | 20:58

Zlatan Ibrahimovic will return to face Manchester United in the UEFA Europa League round of 16.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

is looking forward to a reunion with

Zlatan Ibrahimovic


Manchester United


were drawn against

AC Milan

in the last-16 of the Europa League.

Ibrahimovic won't be the only familiar face to United, who have defender

Diogo Dalot 

on loan at AC Milan this season.

"We just continue our tradition of picking difficult teams,"

the manager told 

Sky Sports

 of the draw

. "[It's] a tie that feels like a Champions League game as well, which is good.

"I think it's important for our team to always have that demand and not feel that it's a given. And of course this is not a gimme – Milan, they're on the up, they've done really well this season.

"They've got some former friends of ours. The history of the club is fantastic so we're looking forward to [facing] them."

On Ibrahimovic, Solskjaer added

: "It's incredible what he's done.

"When we think back when he was here, when he had a career-threatening injury and the way he's come back, the way he's played, the way he's moved AC Milan towards the top of the league again.

"And of course Diogo is there. So we know that we're in for a good fight but before then we have a few other games that we have to look after."

source: SportMob
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