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Ibrahimović returns from injury after nine months

IF24 Desk

REGGIO NELL'EMILIA, ITALY - MAY 22: Zlatan Ibrahimovic of AC Milan applauds the fans prior to the Serie A match between US Sassuolo and AC Milan at Mapei Stadium - Citta' del Tricolore on May 22, 2022 in Reggio nell'Emilia, Italy. (Photo by Chris Ricco/Getty Images)

Earlier today, Milan manager Stefano Pioli announced veteran striker Zlatan Ibrahimović has returned following a nine-month injury layoff.

Speaking at his pre-match press conference, Pioli revealed the attacker would be called-up for tomorrow’s league clash against Torino—his first call-up since undergoing knee surgery in May.

“Zlatan is improving, he requires almost no individual training and joined the group for the final half of today’s session,” said Pioli.

“His role as both a player and motivator is enormous for us and he’s keen to be there alongside his teammates tomorrow.”

Winless in their previous five league affairs, the Rossoneri face-off against Ivan Juric’s men tomorrow evening at San Siro.