Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Larsson: I Should Have Stayed at Old Trafford

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Larsson: I Should Have Stayed at Old Trafford

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ZLATAN Ibrahimovic is not the only Swede United have had on a shortterm basis.

Just over a decade ago striker Henrik Larsson made a big impact on the Reds as a winter loanee from Helsingborg.

And the forerunner to Ibrahimovic has only one regret about his stint at Old Trafford - that he didn't stay longer in the 2007 title-winning season.

"That's the only regret I have in my career," Larsson said.

"I should've stayed, as it would have meant I got a Premier League winner's medal, and I would have stayed for one more season.

"But I still had a contract with Helsingborgs and I feel that when you sign a contract, you have to see it out.

"Everything was professional at United. When I had to attend a christening for my brother's children, the club ordered a plane to take me there after a match. …

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