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Duggary doesn't think Ibrahimovic is a great player.

Christophe Duggary explains why Zlatan Ibrahimovic isn’t a great player

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Whether you like him or not, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a unique, global superstar and it comes as no surprise that there’s always a buzz when he moves to a new team.

We received the same treatment when Manchester United signed him on a free transfer, and the fans were treated to a fantastic welcome in the city centre, with the huge digital billboard welcoming Manchester to Zlatan.

NOT A GREAT PLAYER

However, while many will think of the Swede as an incredible player, not everyone seems to be a fan of what he has to bring to the pitch.

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Former Birmingham City and France international, Christophe Duggary isn’t a huge of the United forward, claiming that he can’t be considered a great player because he’s caused too many problems in the past.

Duggary told RMC Sport: “For me, Zlatan isn’t a great player.

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“I’ve said it over 200 million times. Because, for me, with very great players, you never have problems, and they make others better.

“Who could say that Messi would leave a bit of room to Neymar and [Luis] Suarez? And yet, he does.”

ALWAYS IN THE HEADLINES

Duggary prefers players such as Messi as he thinks they epitomise greatness, as they seem to be more prepared to do more for their team, while also shining individually.

Controversy does follow Ibrahimovic around wherever he goes, and he seems to welcome the headlines but also manages to showcase his talents on the pitch wherever he’s playing, even if he is enduring a tough start to life in Manchester.

He also feels it’s wrong for people to consider the striker as an iconic figure of the modern era, solely based on the natural ability and the prolific strike rate he possesses, although Ibrahimovic will probably never change his attitude or approach to the game.

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Topics:
Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Paris Saint-Germain
Luis Suarez
Football
Premier League
Lionel Messi
Manchester United
Jose Mourinho

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