AC Milan coach Allegri would welcome Ibrahimovic arrival

AC Milan coach Max Allegri admits he'd welcome the signing of Barcelona striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

The Swede is at the centre of a row with Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola, who this weekend refused to comment on the striker’s future.

“I’m hardly the first to discover he is a great champion,” said Allegri.

“Of course he would be an important buy, but there’s no point talking about him now. I only want to discuss concrete matters.

“I’ll only talk about Ibrahimovic if and when he arrives. He has always proved himself to be a champion and would be important for the team, but right now I only want to discuss Milan players.”

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