West Ham chairman confirms club’s interest in Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Monday March 28th, 2016

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West Ham joint-chairman David Sullivan confirms that the team is in interested in bringing in Zlatan Ibrahimovic, according to TalkSport.

Ibramhimovic is set to test the market after his contract with Paris Saint-Germain expires. Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal have also been linked with interest.

"I'd love Ibrahimovic from PSG, but whether he'd come to us, I don'’ know,” Sullivan tells TalksSport. “I know he’s 34 but he's a fantastic player.”

The team could also be interested in Liverpool striker Christian Benteke, who has seven goals and two assists in the Premier League.

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“There are a number of top Premier League players we may be bidding for, top goalscorers, but I can’t name them,” he added. “I can’t comment on players from other teams.”

Ibramhimovic has led PSG to the Ligue 1 title with 27 goals and 11 assists in 25 games.

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