Mediaset: Ibrahimovic has a provisional return date but a precedent has been set – the latest

By Oliver Fisher -

AC Milan are hoping to have Zlatan Ibrahimovic back within three weeks, a report claims, but they will not rush his delicate recovery.

Milan do have solutions in mind to replace the Swede, who is likely to be out for 2-3 weeks with a provisional return pencilled in for the Parma game in mid-December.

According to what SportMediaset are reporting (via MilanNews),  Ibrahimovic started treatment at Milanello this morning after the thigh injury he sustained on Sunday against Napoli.

After yesterday’s tests – which confirmed a lesion to the hamstring of the left thigh – the 39-year-old will have a new check-up in early December, but risks staying in the pits for three weeks and missing five games in all.

His return to action could very well be on 13 December against Parma, but Ibrahimovic has a history of defying usual medical expectations such as back in June when he was meant to miss four games with a calf problem and he missed only two.

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