Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Goalless Ibrahimovic Gets Backing from Team-Mate

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Goalless Ibrahimovic Gets Backing from Team-Mate

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UNITED'S Zlatan Ibrahimovic is not suffering a dip in form despite his goal drought.

That's the view of team-mate Luke Shaw, with the striker scoring just once goal in his last 10 United appearances.

Ibrahimovic has not scored in United's last six Premier League fixtures, with calls from some supporters for him to be dropped.

Against Burnley on Saturday, Ibrahimovic had 12 attempts at goal without success.

Ibrahimovic has had excellent chances to end his lean spell in front of goal and Shaw is confident the former Paris Saint-Germain forward's confidence will soon signal a return to goal-scoring ways.

"No chance at all, I wouldn't say that," Shaw replied when asked if Ibrahimovic was suffering a dip in form. "He's a world-class player and I wouldn't say it's a dip. …

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