Inzaghi: ‘The curse ends with Zlatan’

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is expected to put on No9 at Milan subsequent season and take care of in mind, Filippo Inzaghi believes ‘the curse will cease’ with the Sweden international.

The 38-365 days-aged has reached an agreement with the Rossoneri and remains at San Siro for 2020-21, expected to trade from No21 to No9 within the course of the summer season.

However the No9 at San Siro is no longer right a standard shirt, the responsibility of wearing the legendary jersey has been too heavy a burden for a host of gamers who comprise tried.

Even proven strikers fancy Fernando Torres and Gonzalo Higuain comprise tried nonetheless simplest added to the lengthy record of failed makes an attempt including Alex Pato, Alessandro Matri, Mattia Destro, Luiz Adriano, Gianluca Lapadula, André Silva and Krzysztof Piatek.

The 9 talked about centre-forwards comprise tried, and all comprise disappointed, fallen victims to what followers argue is a ‘curse’ that has hovered over the shirt since Filippo Inzaghi left the membership in July 2012.

Next season, Zlatan steps up, and the most up-to-date Benevento coach Inzaghi has already supported the old college to interrupt the spell.

“It makes me smile,” Inzaghi told Sky Sport Italia in March.

“Sporting Milan’s No9 is difficult for somebody, nonetheless the curse doesn’t exist. If Ibrahimovic puts on the No 9 shirt, the curse is already over.

“It’s fancy when I ought to’ve had the curse of [Marco] van Basten and [George] Weah. It’s no longer blooming to retire my shirt and it wasn’t retired after Van Basten.

“It’s an well-known shirt that would possibly acquire targets all over again.”

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