Report: Bayern Munich targeting Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Sweden (C), newly-signed player for French soccer club Paris Saint Germain

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is still considered to be one of the world's best strikers, despite his advancing years.

Sweden's Zlatan IbrahimovicSweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic is considered one of the best strikers around

In news that could rock Manchester United's summer transfer plans, German news outlet BILD are reporting that Bayern Munich manager Carlo Ancelotti is trying to convince Swedish superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic to join the Bavarian giants.

Various media outlets have reported over the past few weeks that a deal to take the 34-year-old to Old Trafford is as good as completed, with Sky Sports going as far as saying a deal would be tied up before the European Championships.

Paris St Germain's Lucas da Silva (4th L), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (C), David Luiz (3rd R) and team mates pose with their four trophies after winning the French Cup Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been incredibly successful wherever he has played

The announcement of any kind of concrete deal failed to materialise, however, and with BILD claiming that Bayern are now in the race for the Swede's signature, it is certainly not a forgone conclusion that Ibrahimovic will be in Manchester for the start of the 2016/17 campaign.

BILD claim that Ancelotti is concerned at the prospect of losing star striker Robert Lewandowksi to Real Madrid and has identified Ibrahimovic as his main transfer target.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates after scoring the first goal for PSGZlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates after scoring a goal for PSG

The Italian and the Swede worked together for one very successful season at PSG that culminated in them winning the league title.

Ibrahimovic is currently on duty with the Sweden international team at Euro 2016, so any announcement on his future will likely have to wait until the end of the tournament.

Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic Zlatan Ibrahimovic is currently on duty with his country at Euro 2016

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