Concern for Ibrahimovic Milan...

Sport

Concern for Ibrahimovic Milan future after knock suffered in training


Share this article


Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will have a scan on a knock which is feared could be the recurrence of an Achilles injury suffered earlier this year.

The 38-year-old was injured in a club training session on Monday and it was reported by Sky Sports Italia that the player felt the knock around the calf area.

Ibrahimovic was transported back to the changing rooms in a buggy and was limping when he left the Milanello training base.

Milan have downplayed the injury and are awaiting the results of a scan.

The former Sweden international rejoined the Serie A club, where he played between 2010 and 2012, in January after a two-year spell with LA Galaxy.

Milan gave Ibrahimovic an initial deal which is due to expire in June but the club have the option to extend for another 12 months.

Last week, Serie A clubs were given the go-ahead to resume group training.

The season was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic on 9 March but it is hoped that it can resume behind closed doors in mid-June.

There are 12 rounds of matches left to play and the Italian football federation (FIGC) want the current season to end by 20 August.

The Italian minister for Sport, Vincenzo Spadafora, confirmed last week that there will be a decision made on the resumption of the Serie A season before the end of this month.

"It’s only right that during a period when all Italians are starting to ease the lockdown measures, football too should be allowed to resume in safety," said Spadafora.

"By May 28, we will be able to decide the date for when Serie A can resume and if it can resume.

"I called a meeting for May 28 with FIGC President Gabriele Gravina, Lega Serie A President Paolo Dal Pino and all the other components.

"That is when we’ll have the statistics in front of us and can decide."


Share this article


Read more about

AC Milan FIGC LA Galaxy Serie A Vincenzo Spadafora Zlatan Ibrahimovic

You might like

Live: Title

Description

Added to queue
Removed from queue

On Air

Share

Share

Next up on queue

Title
Description
Duration

There are currently no podcasts in the queue

Go to podcasts

On Air

Saturday Social

Saturday Social

09:00-12:00

Share

Up next

The Sound of the City with And...

The Sound of the City with Andy Clarke

12:00-16:00

Share

The Sound of the City with Kar...

The Sound of the City with Karl Dawson

16:00-19:00

Share

98FM Throwback Anthems with Ba...

98FM Throwback Anthems with Barry Dunne

19:00-22:00

Share

98FM’s Hotmix

98FM’s Hotmix

22:00-00:00

Share

The Sound of the City at Night

The Sound of the City at Night

00:00-06:00

Share

The Sound of the City with Bre...

The Sound of the City with Brendan Roache

06:00-09:00

Share

Sunday Social

Sunday Social

09:00-12:00

Share

00:00:00 / 00:00:00

Share on