Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Zlatan Joins First Team after a 'Specific Programme'

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Zlatan Joins First Team after a 'Specific Programme'

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ZLATAN Ibrahimovic has arrived in the city as he prepares to begin training with the rest of the United first-team squad.

The 34-year-old was pictured leaving The Lowry Hotel yesterday morning.

He was given extra time off following Euro 2016 and therefore did not make the trip to China but is expected to link up with his new teammates this week at Carrington. The Swede could make his United debut against Turkish club Galatasaray in Gothenburg on Saturday.

In China, Mourinho revealed Ibrahimovic was due to start work with coaches in Manchester last Sunday and he had been set a personalised programme before uniting with the squad tomorrow.

He explained: "Zlatan is going to start a specific programme we have prepared before he joins our group, so he has five days just for him. …

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