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Zlatan issues challenge to all Serie A rivals after Derby win

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After a fresh Milano Derby victory, Zlatan Ibrahimovic sent a stern warning and a challenge to the rest of Serie A contenders. 

Cristiano Ronaldo better watch out for Zlatan Ibrahimovic and his AC Milan side in Serie A this season. The Swedish striker keeps proving how incredible he can be despite his age. Zlatan just handed AC Milan a valuable victory against Inter Milan and momentarily claimed the Top of Serie A. We are about to have a historic season with both Milan clubs fighting for supremacy against Juventus, just like old times.

Ibra scored a brace today and offered a stellar performance against a combative Nerazzurri squad. The already legendary striker was buzzing after the match and vowed to take his club back to glory this season. Zlatan also gave the world an update on how his fight against Covid-19 unused with no major complications. 

Ibra loves being AC Milan’s leader.

“Milan hadn’t won the derby in four years, I was stuck at home for two weeks, so I was hungry and it showed,” Ibrahimovic told Sky Sport Italia.

“I lost my sense of taste a little bit, but I had a swab every three days and nobody was going to stop me playing the derby.”

“I’m disappointed that the penalty was saved, but the important thing is that the team won. I am the oldest in the squad, I feel a lot of responsibility and I like that feeling, as they all follow my lead and are hungry to win.”

“I know my level. After the injury, I went to America in order to feel alive. I told Jose Mourinho at Manchester United that I wasn’t ready and didn’t want to be a disappointment, so I went to America.

“Mino Raiola told me to return to Europe, they told me Milan needed me, so I came. I feel like a more complete player now than I was 10 years ago. If I had the fitness levels I did 10 years ago, nobody would stop me. Mind you, they can’t stop me now either.

“I train hard, I play with experience and teammates who are ready to help out. I won’t accept them taking their foot off the gas, in training or in a match. We must always train at 200 percent.”

“We are taking it one game at a time,” continued Zlatan. “When I arrived, the objective was qualifying for Europe and we did it. I do think the Scudetto is a possibility, because if you believe, then you can achieve anything. There’s a long way to go, though.”