According to Sky Italia, 39-year-old national team striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is close to extending his contract with Milan.

The new will apply until June 2022, and the Swede retains his annual salary of SEK 71 million.

According to the TV channel, the contract extension will become official soon.

During the national team gathering, where he returned to Blågult after five years, Ibrahimovic said in an interview with TV4 that he was open to staying in Milan.

- I'm positive.

A day without the players in Milan is like a day without my two sons.

That's the relationship we have.

That is the atmosphere we have created.

That is why we are so successful, said Ibrahimovic.

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List: Zlatan's new role - "assist king" in the national team Photo: TT

15 goals in Serie A

In addition to the club's career looking to continue over 2022, Ibrahimovic can also imagine playing in the World Cup in Qatar 2022. Provided that Sweden qualifies there.

- Right today I want to continue as long as I can and enjoy what I do.

Had I said no, I would have said in a few months or a year that I would take the chance.

I do not want to be remorseful.

I think you should continue as long as you can with what you love, said Ibrahimovic.

This season, Ibrahimovic has made fifteen of sixteen Serie A matches for Milan, who are second in the league behind city rival Inter.

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Zlatan wanted a penalty against Sampdoria.

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