When Zlatan Ibrahimović was released by Manchester United in the summer, no one was surprised.
The 35-year-old striker was suffering from a serious knee injury that would see him sidelined for months, and United could do without paying his massive wages while they waited for recovery.
What's more, the nomadic striker probably had his sights set on conquering yet another league, with a move to the US speculated around the press.
But after defying medical experts with a fast-paced recovery, ESPN reports that the Swede is set to sign with the Red Devils for a surprising second term.
There were fears that Ibrahimovic would never play again, but he posted this training video to prove he's fighting fit:
He scored 28 goals in his first season at the club – and if their current form continues, Ibrahimovic could prove to be the difference as Manchester United seek glory once again.