Thursday night was a moment of joy for Manchester united but ended up as a sad one for Zlatan Ibrahimovic, after they beat Aderlectch to qualify for the Semifinals of the Europa League, it was a transfered momentum from their Big win over Chelsea the past weekend.
However these are trying times for United as their Injury list have piled up, Juan mata, smalling, dailly Blind and currenctly now Marcos Rojo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
United confirmed that Zlatan has suffered a crucial knee ligament problem, and is likely to miss the rest of the season, he has scored 18 premier leaugue goals, and being instrumental to their rejuvenation, the 35 year old who claims to get better with age once controversially stated that he was a lion and should not be compared with other strikers.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic who has less than 12 month to run in his contract limped off in their win on Thursday. Many Players his age have had such Injury and never returned. At 35 the zeal to return to active football is dwindling, the healing ability of youthfulness is gone, even if the spirit is willing the body of Zlatan is weak.
Ibrahimovic has passed the twilight of his career, and many English Analyst have suggested that Ibrahimovic is getting slower with age and also Immobile, and with the current niggling knee Injury, he may never play for United again. Marcus Rashford have stepped up to fill his void very well, scoring at Chelsea and command the respect he wants for himself.
A sad faced Mourinho earlier spoke to the media, and stated that United are in trouble, due to their worry pile of injuries. He has bemoaned that the fixtures has been favourable to his team. The future seems bleak, although Zlatan is a warrior, and a fighter, Owen Hagreaves knows how it is with knee Injuries. Yet United are hungry, but will they depend on a 35 year old striker Who is out of the season?