Zlatan Ibrahimovic Returns To AC Milan Squad For Serie A Match Against Torino | Football News


Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored 10 goals in six league games before picking up a thigh injury.© AFP




Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been recalled to the AC Milan squad after seven weeks out injured for Saturday’s Serie A match against Torino. The 39-year-old, who has missed the Serie A leaders’ last eight league games, had not been expected to return until next weekend against Cagliari. Ibrahimovic scored 10 goals in six league games before picking up a thigh injury after scoring a double in a 3-1 win over Napoli on November 22, and later had problems with his calf.

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Stefano Pioli’s side have numerous injuries as they try and hold top spot against lowly Torino, with Inter Milan just one point behind in second.

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Turkish midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu has also been included despite hurting his ankle in last weekend’s 3-1 defeat to champions Juventus.

But Matteo Gabbia, Ismael Bennacer and Alexis Saelemaekers remain out injured with midfielder Rade Krunic and forward Ante Rebic recovering from coronavirus.

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