Gary Lineker sums up Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s performance v Burnley with tweet

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Manchester United had 37 attempts at goal against Burnley - yes, 37 - but couldn’t find a way past their former goalkeeper, Tom Heaton.

The 30-year-old, who grew up in the youth ranks at Old Trafford before leaving the club on a permanent basis in 2010, put in a Man of the Match performance against his former employers as the visitors secured a hard-fought point.

Heaton produced a string of fantastic saves, many of which came from the out-of-sorts Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

The veteran striker has now gone 540 minutes without either a goal or an assist for the Red Devils.

During that time, the 35-year-old has had 35 shots at goal. It’s now his worst goalscoring run since 2007.

Zlatan is in dreadful form

Zlatan’s form has to be a concern for Jose Mourinho, who was in no doubt at the start of the season that the striker would be staying on at Old Trafford beyond this season.

An increasing number of fans, however, believe that Ibrahimovic might now be finished at the highest level.

Gary Lineker sums up Zlatan's performance

Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker summed up Zlatan’s performance with this tweet…

He also came out with this gem...

Twitter reacts to Zlatan's display

And here’s how the rest of Twitter reacted…

Schmeichel hails Heaton's save from Zlatan

Peter Schmeichel, meanwhile, believes Heaton’s save from Zlatan’s acrobatic effort in the second half was one of the best of the Premier League era.

United drop to eighth

United, following today’s 0-0 draw, drop down behind Watford to eighth place in the Premier League table.

Mourinho’s men now find themselves eight points behind league-leaders Manchester City.

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