L.A Galaxy Are Prepared To Make Zlatan Ibrahimovic The Highest Paid Player In MLS History

Decisions, decisions

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A goal-scoring, chest-thumping nomad, with spells in Sweden, Holland, Italy, Spain, France and England under his belt: Zlatan Ibrahimovic's next move could be across the Atlantic - at least if L.A Galaxy have their way.

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Despite Manchester United's eagerness to keep the big entertaining Swede beyond his current one year deal, Ibrahimovic has yet to extend his stay at Old Trafford, prompting the team that brought both David Beckham and Steven Gerrard to America to make a play for his services.

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Kaka's salary of $7.167m (£5.9m) while at Orlando City in 2016 is the MLS's most lucrative contract to date, but Galaxy sources claim that the team would be willing to beat that figure and make the 35-year-old striker the MLS' new marquee name.

Following their EFL Cup final win over Southampton, when Ibrahimovic scored United's winner, Jose Mourinho remarked on his star man's future, saying: "I never bank for a player to sign a contract, I never bank for a player to play for me.

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"One day Zlatan decided to go to Barcelona [from Inter Milan] and [as the manager] I was very sad and did nothing to try to stop him to go. But, if needed, I think maybe ­United fans can go to the door of his house and stay there all night."

Reflecting on his career after that same final, Zlatan said: "You appreciate it [winning] more, the older you get. Wherever I have gone, I have won. I think this is trophy number 32 for me. This is what I predicted. To many, I could not do it. I keep doing it."

Could the much-coveted MLS Cup be the next addition to that glittering trophy cabinet?