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AC Milan chief drops update on Ibrahimovic return talk

AC Milan chief drops update on Ibrahimovic return talk

Milan chief rules out Zlatan move

AC Milan sporting director Leonardo has said that it is impossible for the Rossoneri to pursue a short-term loan move for LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic when the transfer window reopens.

The former Sweden international has been a huge hit during his maiden season in the MLS with 22 goals and this has recently linked him with a return to European football with the Rossoneri.

However, speaking to Sky Italy, Leonardo has acknowledged that it would be nice for the club to witness a reunion with the Swede but that's unlikely to happen at the turn of the year.

He said: "Ibrahimovic? No he won't arrive. He always said that if LA accepted his demands, that he would stay there. He won't be arriving here. It would've been nice but it isn't possible."

Milan managed only a goalless draw against Torino in their recent league meeting but they are still occupying the fourth position in the standings with a one-point advantage over Lazio.