JAKARTA – Napoli coach Carlo Ancelotti replied to a comment from Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic that he was interested in grazing again in the Italian Serie A.
The coach who is a mainstay player of the Italian national team joked that he would call Ibrahimovic to come to Naples.
"I will call him tonight and we are waiting!" He told Sky Sports on Sunday (10/20/2019).
The United States LA Galaxy's Major League Soccer (MLS) striker discussed his chances of returning to Serie A and his interest in playing for Ancelotti's Napoli squad.
When interviewed by Gazzetta dello Sport, the former Juventus striker, Inter Milan, AC Milan, Ajax Amsterdam, FC Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United were sure to score 20 goals per season in Serie A.
Responding to Ibrahimovic's comments after the match against Hellas Verona, Ancelotti revealed his plans to contact the 38-year-old player.
"I really admire him, I saw him score 29 goals in 30 MLS matches. Tomorrow, after I contact him. I will tell you how it works! "
Ibrahimovic and Galaxy competed in the MLS play-off against Minnesota United on Monday (10/21/2019). Both teams fight for a place in the Western Conference semifinals against Los Angeles FC.
Ibrahimovic scored 30 goals during the regular season, four adrift of top scorer and LAFC captain Carlos Vela.
Ibrahimovic's contract will expire at the end of the season and the former Swedish national team player is linked back to Italy and Argentine giant Boca Juniors.
The former Juve striker recently revealed that playing with Napoli does have its own charm.
"I enjoyed the documentary that was dedicated to [legenda Diego] Maradona, there is no one like him. Seeing the love of the city almost makes me want to try the experience in Naples, "Ibrahimovic told Gazzetta dello Sport.
"It would be amazing to copy what Diego did [Maradona]. I'm not saying that I will go there, the final decision will depend on several factors, but it is [Napoli] is a team that creates enthusiasm. "
"If I join, San Paolo will be full every Sunday. Then there is Carlo Ancelotti, a great coach, "Ibrahimovic said.
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