Zlatan Ibrahimovic has justified his move from Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain by saying he felt that he had nothing left to achieve at the club.
Speaking at the launch of his new clothing range, the 34-year-old striker was again asked to elaborate on his motivations for moving on from a club where he was adored by millions and regularly winning silverware.
“There comes a time when you feel that there is nothing more you can do,” he told reporters at the event.
“When I looked at what I achieved with Paris, I said to myself, ‘mission accomplished’. If I wanted to, I could have stayed. I could have stayed for another five years.
“But I decided to take a new path. Now you have to find the new Zlatan. I will come back to Paris one day. Not as a player, but I’ll be back.”
Ibrahimovic, who spent four remarkable years at the Parc des Princes, is currently a free agent and the subject of no small amount of attention in the media.
The topic of who his next employer could be is one of the mostly hotly discussed news items at the moment and the Sweden international appears to be enjoying the attention.
“I will make no confirmation,” he said when asked about continued speculation that he will be joining Jose Mourinho at Manchester United.
“Be patient. I want you to keep asking yourself questions and writing stories about Zlatan. When I’ve had enough, I will say where I am going.”