Speaking with La Tercera, the big Swede made the claim.
"He is extremely short," said Ibrahimovic.
"He's smaller than I thought. He is extremely short. I've played with several small-grown players, but Alexis is the shortest I've ever played with."
Ibra added: "It's a very simple group to hang out with in Manchester United. Everybody receives the players with open arms, so now everything is up to him."