Ibrahimovic Out For One Month

Last updated : 31 December 2017 By ESPN

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has said Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be out for one month with a "recurrence" of his knee injury.

Ibrahimovic was not included in the squad for United's 0-0 draw at home to Southampton on Saturday and Mourinho told the BBC after the game that the 36-year-old striker, who missed seven months before returning to action in November, is set for another spell on the sidelines.

"It's the same knee, it's the knee with an incredible problem," he said. "A [36]-year-old man -- a lion, like you say he's a real lion -- but not easy and now he's had a little recurrence and one month out."

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