Zlatan Ibrahimovic will return from injury for AC Milan’s Europa League last 16, second-leg clash against former club Manchester United in the San Siro on Thursday.
This was revealed by Milan coach Stefano Pioli during Wednesday’s press conference.
Pioli said that Ibrahimovic and midfielder Ismael Bennacer are both fit to play a role on Thursday as Milan target the quarter-finals with the tie 1-1 after the first-leg in Old Trafford.
Ibrahimovic, 39, has been out for over two weeks, missing the away leg with an adductor muscle injury.
For Algerian star Bennacer, he has been sidelined since mid-February with a muscular problem.
“Ibra and Bennacer will be available, I’m happy with their recovery,” Pioli said.
“Obviously (Ibrahimovic) can’t have the 90 minutes in his legs, but it’s an important return for us.”
However, Ante Rebic, Davide Calabria, Rafael Leao and Alessio Romagnoli are still doubts with various ailments.
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Source: Complete Sports