Zlatan Ibrahimovic Returns to Milan on a Six-Month Contract

Zlatan Ibrahimovic with Galaxy in 2018. Photo by Michael Janosz/ISI/REX/Shutterstock (9697916ac)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has a new club. The former Los Angeles Galaxy star reportedly accepted the offer from Seria A side Milan, and the two sides will finalize the deal in the next few days.

Ibrahimovic will ink a six-month contract, which will have an option for one more year. This will be the second stint with Milas for the Swedish striker, as he already played for the club between 2010 and 2012.

In the past weeks, Ibrahimovic was courted by several European clubs, including Premier League side Everton However, the 38-year-old opted to return to Italy and try to help his former club. Milan is currently 11th in Seria A, being 21 points behind their cross-town rivals Inter in the first place.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic had success when he last played in Milan, scoring 56 goals in 85 games. He also helped the team win their last Seria A title alongside the Italian Super Cup trophy.

Ibrahimovic made his last professional appearance in October when he scored a goal for Galaxy in their 5-3 defeat to LAFC in MLS Western Conference semifinals. He spent two years in MLS, scoring 53 goals in 58 games while also dishing 18 assists.