Zlatan Ibrahimovic is delighted to be "home" after arriving to undergo a medical ahead of his return to AC Milan.
Ibrahimovic will sign a six-month contract, with an option for another year, with the Rossoneri after touching down at Linate Airport in Milan on Thursday.
The 38-year-old striker was available on a free transfer after deciding to end a two-year stint with MLS side LA Galaxy.
Ibrahimovic represented Milan from 2010 until 2012, winning the Scudetto and Supercoppa Italiana, and expressed his pleasure at securing a second stint.
"I remember arriving in this same spot many years ago. What matters now is that I'm back and I'm happy," Ibrahimovic told Milan TV . "I've always said this is my home and I'm finally back. I've played for other teams in my years, but finally I'm back and that's all that matters.
Asked if he had a message for the fans, who gathered in their hundreds at the airport to catch a glimpse of the star striker, Ibrahimovic added: "I'm back, finally. I'm eager to see the fans at San Siro, to make the stadium jump with joy again."
Milan sits 11th in Serie A after a 5-0 thrashing at Atalanta, its worst league loss for 21 years, prior to the mid-season break. It returns to action at home to Sampdoria on Monday.
- Dutee Chand to challenge four-year NADA ban after failing two dope tests
- Former Arsenal and England winger Theo Walcott announces retirement from football at 34
- Tajikistan replaces Lebanon in Merdeka Cup; India vs Malaysia remains unchanged
- Bundesliga 2023: Dortmund eyes fresh start after bitter title collapse
- ‘Best’ Women’s World Cup generates $570m for FIFA - Infantino