Manchester United’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic Suffering Longest Goal Drought in 10 Years

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is currently enduring his longest spell without a goal since way back in 2006.

In stats revealed by 101 Great Goals, the former Inter Milan and Barcelona striker has now gone 498 minutes without finding the back of the net in the Premier League.

The Swede is not normally one to be out of the limelight but since his side’s 2-1 defeat against Manchester City, things haven’t been going as well as they had previously.

Having arrived on a free transfer following his departure from PSG, Ibrahimovic made a flying start to his first season in Premier League football, scoring four goals in his first three appearances for Manchester United.

But his downturn in form seems to have coincided with his team’s, with just one league win recorded in the last two months.

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Speaking to The Guardian before last week’s Europa League game against Fenerbahce, Jose Mourinho said no one is undroppable in the Manchester United team, unlike his first Chelsea team.

“That was 11 years ago, a different Premier League and situation – it was the best team by far,” he said.

“Untouchable in our team has to be the spirit, the commitment, the pride, the commitment to the club, respect to the fans. That has to be untouchable, not players.”

Ibrahimovic may well have to start getting on the score-sheet again soon in that case.


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