Date: 15th August 2016 at 12:51pm
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Watching Zlatan Ibrahimovic strutting around the pitch yesterday, as Manchester United cruised to a 3-1 win against Bournemouth, it`s clear that the Swedish striker has this certain aura about him.

His movement is graceful, his physique gives him the power to unsettle defenders and his general demeanour suggests that whenever he gets the ball something is going to happen.

Ibrahimovic`s Manchester United career has been short so far but in the time period he has been with us, he`s netted a spectacular overhead kick in Sweden, scored a goal in the Community Shield and, yesterday, opened his Premier League account with a low drive that nestled in the far corner of the net.

But, although it has been a great start for Zlatan, we shouldn`t forget that it is early days for the Swedish striker as he continues his successful career in English football, a point emphasised when Zlatan spoke to the media after the 3-1 win yesterday, with the striker commenting,

“This league is not easy because everything was new to me – my team-mates, the environment, the stadium.”

Although Zlatan is 34-years-old, 35 in October, you get the feeling that he could do the business at this top level, as long as he avoids injury, for at least this season and next season.

To us it looks as if persuading Zlatan to come to Old Trafford was a smart piece of work by Jose Mourinho.