Zlatan Ibrahimovic's latest decision suggests he will stay at Man United

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After such a prolific introduction to English football, it was a real shame Zlatan Ibrahimovic's first season at Manchester United was cut short through injury.

The Swedish striker had made an impressive start to life at Old Trafford by scoring 28 goals in all competitions.

Everything looked in place for the 35-year-old to extend his stay in England for another season right up until he picked up a nasty knee injury which required surgery in April.

As a result, United opted against triggering the extension of his contract and Ibrahimovic has been a free agent for nearly a month now.

Even at 35 and considering the seriousness of his injury, Zlatan has still had plenty of options on the table to consider, including a return to the Red Devils once he is fully fit again.

For a while, it looked like the offer from LA Galaxy would prove too tempting for the former Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain striker to turn down but in recent days it has looked more likely he will try to pick up where he left off for Jose Mourinho.

But in a report that has emerged on Monday afternoon, it appears uncovered Zlatan has dropped the biggest hint yet that will have a second go in the Premier League.

According to The Sun, the ex-Swedish international has enrolled his two children back into Man United's academy - suggesting he is there to stay.

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An unnamed source said: "Ibra looks set to stay at the club and has even put his two children back into the youth system.

"It's the clearest indication yet he will remain here, but things might can always change in the future.

"The two young lads play in a youth group alongside Giggs and Butt's kids, they all get on very well."

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It is worth pointing out Zlatan was already set to continue his rehab at the club's training ground so it could also prove just a matter of convenience that his kids return as well, rather than signify any other ulterior meaning.

Should he sign a new deal at Old Trafford, it is likely he will have to accept playing a backup role to Mourinho's £75 million summer signing Romelu Lukaku.

Nevertheless, his willingness to stick around is still certainly a positive step for the Red Devils.

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