Ibrahimovic Premier League is overrated – theyre lucky I didnt come

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first_imgZlatan Ibrahimovic thinks the Premier League overrated in terms of quality, but is pleased with how his time at Manchester United turned outThe Swedish striker arrived at Old Trafford in 2016 from Paris Saint-Germain on the verge of becoming 35 years old.However, Ibrahimovic proved doubters wrong by embarking on a superb debut campaign with 28 goals scored in 48 appearances in all competitions.He also helped United claim the Carabao Cup and the Europa League titles.However, amid injury struggles from that season’s Europa League quarter-final clash with Anderlecht, Ibrahimovic struggled to regain full fitness at United and left in February for MLS side LA Galaxy.The 37-year-old has now played across seven countries with the likes of Malmö FF, Ajax, Juventus, Barcelona, PSG, United and now Galaxy.“I’d had a long career before I came – different kinds of countries, different kinds of clubs,” Ibrahimovic told FourFourTwo.“People said, ‘You don’t need to go to England, because if you fail in England, people will always say you weren’t good enough’.“Everybody was against it. And guess what? That made me motivated. That gave me adrenaline.harry maguire, manchester UnitedMaguire says United need to build on today’s win George Patchias – September 14, 2019 Harry Maguire wants his United teammates to build on the victory over Leicester City.During the summer, Harry Maguire was referred to as the ultimate…“I liked the Premier League. I found it very motivating and very exciting.“It gets a lot of attention, although I feel the quality is a little bit overrated – the individual quality, the technical part.“But the rhythm is high. Even if you are the best, if you can’t handle the rhythm, the pace, then you will not succeed, because the pace is very high.”The only and only feels Premier League teams were let off the hook due to the fact he hadn’t arrived in England earlier in his career.“I’m super proud and super happy that I went to United – it was the right club,” added Ibrahimovic.“We won, and I did what I did before I got injured. I had an excellent time – great memories. I’m attached to United forever.“The supporters are amazing: wherever I went, I saw red shirts, which was fantastic. It’s a very important moment in my career.“As I said when I was in England, you’re lucky I didn’t come 10 years ago, because if I did what I did at 35 years old, imagine it if I was 25. Then it would have been a different story.“I came there and they said I came in a wheelchair. All the people that talked, in the whole Premier League, I put them in a wheelchair. That’s what I did.”last_img

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