'I told the coach I'm ready to play' - Zlatan Ibrahimovic sends message to AC Milan fans ahead of Champions League clash with Newcastle after surprise training visit

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  • Ibrahimovic attended training session
  • Shared a message for club's fans
  • Milan face Newcastle in Champions League

WHAT HAPPENED? After attending the club's training session, where he was seen having a chat with manager Stefano Pioli, Ibrahimovic addressed the Milan fans on Instagram and jokingly said he is ready to make a comeback for the Rossoneri.

WHAT THEY SAID: He said: "I came here to Milanello and I immediately told the coach that I’m ready to play, but my name wasn’t on the list. Although I am feeling good and fit. Jokes aside, keep supporting Milan, everything will be ok, see you at San Siro."

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THE BIGGER PICTURE: The veteran striker announced his retirement from professional football in June 2023 after AC Milan's final game of the season in front of a packed San Siro.


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WHAT NEXT? The Serie A giants take on Newcastle in a Champions League group stage game on Tuesday at San Siro.

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