Picking a Tottenham Hotspur XI to feature Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Ibrahimovic is pictured during the Swedish national football team Euro 2016 training camp at the Stockholm Olympic Stadium in Stockholm, Sweden

How would Tottenham get Zlatan Ibrahimovic into their team?

Ibrahimovic is pictured during the Swedish national football team Euro 2016 training camp at the Stockholm Olympic Stadium in Stockholm, SwedenIbrahimovic is pictured during the Swedish national football team Euro 2016 training camp 

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's future continues to be a hot topic of transfer speculation, with the Swede potentially coming to play in the Premier League next season.

He is a free agent after leaving Paris Saint-Germain after four seasons, in which he has won four consecutive titles.

Italian transfer guru Gianluca Di Marzio reports that Tottenham Hotspur have followed Manchester United in making an approach.

Lining the Swede up alongside Harry Kane would be a mouth watering prospect, but fitting him into the team would also mean a change of system. Here is one way they could do it...

The challenge with fitting Ibrahimovic into the team is that the Swede would have to start along with Kane, meaning Spurs would have to alter their strategy of just starting the England ace up top.

It would leave a decision of which player to leave out in their midfield, with one of Christian Eriksen or Erik Lamela to be sacrificed.

Tottenham's Erik Lamela in actionTottenham's Erik Lamela in action

Potentially both could play, but that in turn would mean the midfield three of Dele Alli, Mousa Dembele and Eric Dier would have to be reduced to two.

This is of course not just a Zlatan related question, but one which will crop up if Spurs want to sign another centre-forward who demands a starting spot alongside Kane.

The Swede is certainly a long shot to sign this summer due to the huge wages he could command, but Spurs' reported attempt to lure him shows the ambition they currently have, to kick on domestically and in the Champions League.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates as AC Milan demolish ArsenalZlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates as AC Milan demolish Arsenal

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