The legendary Swedish striker landed uncomfortably on his right leg during last night’s Europa League tie with Anderlecht, and was quickly carried off on a stretcher, with Jose Mourinho confirming after the match that he feared the worst.
And the worst has now been confirmed today, with Sky Sports confirming the injury was probably the worst possible outcome.
The 35-year-old will probably be out of action for around six months at least, and given the fact his contract with United expires in June, he might well have played his final match for the Red Devils.
There’s A LOT of United supporters who are in meltdown right now:
No way Zlatan is going out like this- don't see him retiring https://t.co/5YQHehJs8F
— David Amoyal (@DavidAmoyal) April 21, 2017
Zlatan Tore His ACL?! Lord Take Me Now pic.twitter.com/OGPNvLlNj5
— John Wall Fan Acc (@VanRidd) April 21, 2017
So stupid to see some being all relieved and finding positives in Zlatan's injury. Its a big blow and we depended big time on him. Face it
— Raghu_Mufc (@Raghunandhanan7) April 21, 2017
Devastated about the Zlatan news… will surely be missed #mufc
— JOHNTE (@johnoti08531694) April 21, 2017
Zlatan injury is NOT a blessing in disguise. We've now lost the element of surprise. Will it be Ibra? Or Rash?? Now, its only Rash.
— Moe (@Moe_Mufc) April 21, 2017
goddammit, not zlatan 😢
— Q. (@qgnarc) April 21, 2017
Front AND rear CL rupture for Zlatan? That could be career ending. He's a medical freak though. #mufc
— Josh Mikkelsen (@ZombieJester) April 21, 2017
— Johnny Rehab (@VVolfe__Gang) April 21, 2017
Zlatan 😞 pic.twitter.com/GuERRlK9te
— Alex Padilla (@alexpadilla86) April 21, 2017
— AJB (@Arjun_AJB15) April 21, 2017
Zlatan has a torn ACL. I am devastated. So ends his Europe career.
— Thomas Kyle-Milward (@ThomasKMilward) April 21, 2017
This Zlatan news is devastating sha. Martial gotta pick up form.
— Leke Ayo-Ositelu (@RJ_Mutombo) April 21, 2017
Zlatan out the rest of the season… pic.twitter.com/ipxl6lvRUi
— Jon Asher (@jon_asher) April 21, 2017
ffs @ManUtd. How hard it is to read an MRI and come up with a diagnosis for Zlatan Ibrahimovich and Marcos Rojo. Get better doctors.
— Antoine Griezzman (@High_Sparow) April 21, 2017
What do you think of the situation? Has Zlatan really played his final match in England – or of his career?
Let us know in the comments section below…
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