PREMIER LEAGUE – With a goal and two assists, Zlatan Ibrahimovic again delivered a high-flying performance at Boxing Day against Sunderland. Author of his 50th goal of the season in club, Ibra has already matched his best total over a year. At 35, he currently demonstrates that he still has the assets to be a major player in the Premier League.
Doing abs in the snow is a good way to prepare for Boxing Day. In any case, it succeeded in Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The Swedish giant has delighted for his first match of dear fetes to English football! A goal, two assists and a full match in the game, the old Parisian has been one of the men of the meeting with Paul Pogba to allow Manchester United to sign his fourth win in a row in the Premier League against Sunderland (3 -1).
Zlatan Ibrahimovic could hardly sign a more successful first for a Boxing Day. His two assists are his first two since his arrival in the Premier League. And its purpose further confirms its excellent current form. It’s simple: Ibra is becoming as decisive in Manchester United as it could be at PSG. And he does it at 35! Many thought he was going to break his teeth in the Premier League. That he no longer had the legs and physique to fight in such a competitive championship. It clearly shows the opposite.
He can join Messi this year in club
On his last 10 outings with United all competitions, Ibrahimovic has a very high performance: 11 goals and 3 assists. In the Premier League, he remained silent only in a single game in his last seven games. Bluffing. Author of 12 achievements this season in PL, he has already done better than the top scorer of Manchester last season (11 for Martial). Although there was a more complicated period in September and October, age now appears to have no effect on him.
Second-best scorer of the season in the championship behind Diego Costa (13 goals), the native of Malmö simply concludes an exceptional year. This Monday, Ibra scored his 50th goal in all competitions confused with PSG and Manchester United. It thus equaled its most prolific year (2012). In the club, only Lionel Messi did better than him this year. And he has a game on 31 December next to Middlesbrough to try to join the quintuple Ballon d’Or. Nothing but that. His detractors have understood: Ibrahimovic is not finished. And he is demonstrating that the Premier League can also be his kingdom.
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