Zlatan lbrahimovic is being touted by Serie A club Bologna as their potential big new signing in the January transfer window despite the interest of AC Milan, Fiorentina and Napoli in former Sweden international.
Ibrahimovic – the Lion, is set to become available in the transfer market as a free agent when he leaves MLS side LA Galaxy at the end of the current campaign. And and the interest of a number of clubs has been ignited by LA Galaxy coach, Guillermo Barros Schelotto’s revelation earlier in the week that the big striker will be a free agent.
There is also Ibrahimovic’s known preference of Serie A as the last league he would play in before retiring as a professional footballer.
Bologna Sporting Director Riccardo Bigon has claimed his club is already in pole position to sign the 38 year old because of the player’s strong relationship with manager Sinisa Mihajlovic worked with the Swede at Inter Milan.
“There is a month and a half to go until to the transfer window opens.
As has been said, Ibrahimovic and the coach [Mihajlovic] have a strong personal relationship,” an enthusiastic Bigon told Sky Sport Italia.
“He expressed an openness to the idea of coming to Bologna, but now he will take time, after announcing the farewell to MLS, to evaluate all the possibilities for his future.
“We are very fascinated by this situation but it is clear that we do not control it 100 per cent.
“The choice is exclusively down to the player. We will wait in case [lbrahimovic confirms his interest), then we will be ready and more