One more year in Milan for Ibrahimovic, announces contract extension

Zlatan's extended stay is reportedly worth 7 million euros ($8.3 million). His decision will bolster the Italian club as the 2020 season kicks off in September.

Zlatan's second stint at the club saw him score 10 goals in 18 Serie A matches, with AC Milan finishing sixth in the league and earning Europa League spot.   -  AC Milan/ Twitter

AC Milan is hoping a full season from Zlatan Ibrahimovic will result in a return to the Champions League after a seven-year absence.

Seven-time European champion Milan announced on Monday that the 38-year-old Ibrahimovic signed a one-season contract. The deal is reportedly worth 7 million euros ($8.3 million).

 

Ibrahimovic began his second stint with Milan in January on a six-month contract and helped turn the Rossoneri's season around with 10 goals in 18 Serie A matches.
Milan finished sixth in the Italian league this month and earned a Europa League spot.

READ: Serie A season to start on September 19

Serie A opens on September 19, although Ibrahimovic could make his season debut two days earlier when Milan visits Shamrock Rovers of Ireland in the Europa League's second qualifying round.

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