Zlatan Ibrahimovic returns to Sweden squad after knee injury

Sweden coach Janne Andersson selects Zlatan Ibrahimovic for next month’s World Cup qualifiers against Kosovo and Greece despite concerns over a knee injury that ruled him out of Euro 2020

  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been selected for Sweden’s World Cup qualifiers
  • The AC Milan striker will face Kosovo and Greece in their October qualifiers
  • He’s been picked despite concerns over the injury that saw him miss Euro 2020
  • Sweden are second in Group B on nine points, four points behind leaders Spain 

Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been named in Sweden’s squad to face Kosovo and Greece in their October World Cup 2022 qualifiers.

Ibrahimovic has been selected despite concerns over a knee injury that caused him to miss Euro 2020.

Sweden coach Janne Andersson has included Ibrahimovic – who will turn 40 on October 3 – after his side slumped to a shock 2-1 defeat by Greece after beating Spain at home.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been selected for Sweden’s World Cup qualifiers next month 

Janne Andersson selected him despite concerns over a injury that made him to miss Euro 2020

Andersson said in a statement: ‘I decided to include him because I hope and believe that he can be there and contribute.’

Adersson added: ‘He has a period of injury behind him, but it’s improving all the time.’

The Swedes are currently second in Group B on nine points, four points behind leaders Spain and three ahead of Greece. 

They face Kosovo at home on October 9, with Greece visiting the Friends Arena three days later.

The AC Milan striker (above) will face Kosovo and Greece in their October qualifiers




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