Ibrahimovic injury: Shaw says Zlatan was walking around in changing room

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The Swede’s injury appeared to be severe, but the left-back is optimistic his team-mate won’t be out long

Alarm bells were ringing when Zlatan Ibrahimovic went down with a gruesome-looking knee injury Thursday, but his team-mate Luke Shaw says the Swede was walking around the changing room after the match.

Manchester United’s top scorer on the season landed awkwardly near the end of regulation in the Europa League quarter-final second leg against Anderlecht.

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The 35-year-old limped off the pitch and manager Jose Mourinho said after the game that he thought the news was “fairly negative.”

However, Luke Shaw was much more optimistic, telling reporters: “He’s fine. He was walking around in the changing room.”

Marcus Rashford went on to score an extra-time winner for United, who advanced to the semi-final with a 3-2 aggregate success. 

Ibrahimovic has scored 28 goals in all competitions this season, including five strikes in the Europa League. 



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