Zlatan Ibrahimovic has actually been ruled out of Milan’s Champions League clash at Liverpool after suffering an injury problem.

The 39-year-old former Manchester United striker made a goalscoring return for Milan as a substitute against Lazio on Sunday, coming on to tap in the 2nd goal in a 2-0 Serie A triumph.

That followed a four-month knee injury lay-off, and the Swedish frontman has actually now reportedly suffered discomfort in an Achilles, requiring him out of plans for Wednesday’s Anfield tussle.

That implies coach Stefano Pioli will call Ante Rebic or previous Arsenal and Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud as his attacking spearhead when he selects his side to deal with Jurgen Klopp’s Reds.

Pioli stated Giroud would not be able to play a full 90 minutes, having actually returned from a spell on the sidelines after testing favorable for COVID-19.

Speaking in a news conference on Tuesday, Pioli stated: “Zlatan has had a swelling; he gave it a go today however it’s ineffective to take dangers at this point of the season.

“I see A/C Milan with Zlatan and I definitely believe we’ll have him back quickly. Absences belong of football; I’ll need to pick in between Ante and Olivier but we have the cover.”


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