Ibra - I am staying
AC Milan's Zlatan Ibrahimovic has reassured supporters that he will not be going anywhere this summer.
By Nadia Carminati & Simone Bargellini
Last Updated: 01/06/11 2:51pm
AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has reassured supporters that he will not be going anywhere this summer.
The Sweden international moved to the San Siro from Barcelona 12 months ago and helped Milan win the Serie A title in his first season at the club.
Speculation has nevertheless surfaced linking him with another switch during the transfer window, but Ibrahimovic maintains that he is happy with the Rossoneri.
He is excited by Milan's potential and hopes they can build on a fine campaign with even more success next season.
"We have a great project that we are working on and I'll certainly be here," said the 29-year-old, who has now won titles with each of the five clubs he has played for since 2001.
"We won the Scudetto which was an important step in the right direction.
"I'm a positive guy and I believe in the club's plans. I just hope we can get to the very end as has been promised."
Ibrahimovic has played alongside some of the finest players of his generation during spells with Juventus, Inter Milan, Barca and AC Milan, but he rates Patrick Vieira as the very best.
"The best player I have played with? I would say Patrick Vieira," Ibrahimovic told Gazzetta dello Sport.
"He helped me a lot when I arrived at Juventus, then we also played together at Inter.
"He has a fantastic attitude, never gives up and always gives 100 per cent, even in training."