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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Agrees to Deal to Rejoin AC Milan in 2020

Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates in one of his final appearances for the LA Galaxy.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has agreed to a deal to return to AC Milan, the club announced Friday.

The deal will keep him with AC Milan through the end of the current season with an option to extend the contract for the next one. Ibrahimovic will join the club on Jan. 2, 2020.

"I'm coming back to a club I hugely respect and to the city of Milan I love," Ibrahimovic said in a statement. "I'll fight together with my teammates to change the course of this season. I will do everything to make it happen."

In November, Ibrahimovic and the LA Galaxy parted ways after two seasons. In 58 appearances for the Galaxy during the regular season and playoffs combined, he scored 53 goals and tallied 18 assists.

This will mark the 38-year-old's second stint with AC Milan. He played at the San Siro from 2010 to 2012 and netted 56 goals and 24 assists in 85 appearances.

AC Milan is coming off a dismal 5–0 thrashing by Atlanta on Sunday and sits in 11th place in Serie A.