Ibrahim is currently on loan with Norwegian Tippeligaen leaders Stromsgodset but could remain with the club rather than head on loan to the Premier League according to sports director Jostein Flo.
"I think it is speculation," Flo told VG.
"I will have a meeting with (Manchester) City in two or three weeks and then we will probably hear more.
"He is on loan with us until the end of the year, but we would like to keep him."
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