London — Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has compared himself to a lion after his prop in Sunday’s 3-2 League Cup last win over Southampton took his objective count to 26 this season.
Ibrahimovic has shown up than whatever other individual from Jose Mourinho’s squad with United seeking after further flatware in the FA Cup and Europa League, and additionally a main four (English) Premier League wrap up.
“I feel new. I can finally relax. I feel like a creature. I’m a creature. I feel like a lion,” the 35-year-old disclosed to British media.
“I feel fit as a fiddle. I prepare hard. Individuals who know me from the locker room realize that I prepare hard.”
There were starting proposals that the maturing Swede would battle to adjust to the pace and force of the English diversion and Ibrahimovic conceded he has delighted in quieting his skeptics.
“I am as yet doing what I have been doing each year yet a few people won’t acknowledge it or let it be known… It is extraordinary on the grounds that I was composed off,” he said.
“It is on the grounds that I am here in England. After so long [people said]: ‘He didn’t come and show himself here.’ But I came. Furthermore, I came when individuals thought it was outlandish for me to do what I am ready to do.”