Zlatan Ibrahimovic writhes in pain after landing awkwardly in Manchester United's Europa League win over Anderlecht on Thursday, which has now ruled him out for the rest of the season.
Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been ruled out for the rest of the season after suffering a knee injury in their Europa League quarterfinal win over Anderlecht at Old Trafford on Thursday.
The news comes as a major blow to the Red Devils and their hopes of winning the Europa League and finishing in the top four in the Premier League.
The big striker is United’s top scorer, having found the back of the net 28 times in 46 games for in all competitions since moving to Old Trafford from PSG.Read more: Injured Ighalo targets return in three weeks
Ibrahimovic had an awkward landing in the final minute of normal time as the Red Devils sealed their progression to the last four of the Europa League at Old Trafford on Thursday evening and manager Jose Mourinho admitted afterwards that he wasn't 'feeling good' about the forward's injury, and his worst fears have been realised with Ibrahimovic confirmed to be missing the rest of the campaign.
The development also means the Swede may have appeared for the last time for the Red Devils, as there are no guarantees he will extend his one year contract beyond this season.
Mourinho said after the win against Anderlecht: "I want to wait, but my feeling is not good for both (Ibrahimovic and Rojo).”