The veteran striker mentioned: “The second yr of Jose Mourinho is all the time the most efficient one. It might be very thrilling.
“When I come again I will be able to be higher than earlier than. I’m coming again to be a greater model of the outdated one. Imagine how that might be!”
It is a marketing campaign Ibrahimovic obviously believes can result in glory.
Manchester United are again within the Champions League and entered the weekend most sensible of the Premier League, with the 35-year-old neatly conscious about the reality Jose Mourinho has received the identify in his second season all the way through all 5 reigns of primary golf equipment.
“I think we can achieve great things,” mentioned Ibrahimovic, whose team-mates host Everton on Sunday.
“We have to bear in mind the second yr of Jose Mourinho is all the time the most efficient one.
“This yr might be very thrilling and with those new gamers the group is more potent, and I be expecting us to do good stuff.
“I’m simply looking ahead to the instant to get again to the group and to play with them and benefit from the moments.”
A go back earlier than Christmas is at the playing cards for the previous Sweden striker, who may reportedly also be again as early as November.
Ibrahimovic has downplayed his knee ligament damage as a “little break for a small injury”, even though endurance and positivity had been key all the way through rehabilitation.
“I feel good,” Ibrahimovic mentioned in a wide-ranging interview with Inside United.
“I’ve educated each day since I had my knee operated on, there’s no holiday.
“It’s a brand new problem however I’m robust mentally and after I center of attention on an function not anything can prevent me.
“I will be able to undergo the entirety, it doesn’t topic what’s in my manner, I will be able to smash the entirety to succeed in my purpose.
“When I come again to play soccer at the box I will be able to be higher than earlier than, I’m really not coming again as a result of I’m the only I’m, I’m coming again to be a greater model of the outdated one. Imagine how that might be!
“If we communicate in particular concerning the damage then I’ve by no means felt any ache, the one factor I’ve felt is a unusual feeling in my motion that clearly confirmed one thing used to be incorrect within the knee.
“Now we’re construction it up and it’s getting more potent.
“I believe just right and I believe my actions are there. If it used to be as much as me I wish to play soccer as of late nevertheless it doesn’t paintings like that.
“I wish to have endurance and that’s the way in which we paintings. We are in no rush, after we are able we can be able.
“When I’m enjoying once more I don’t need any excuses that I used to be injured, or ‘he just came back, this is his first game’.
“No – I wish to really feel the similar power I had earlier than as a result of the entirety took place. I’m taking a look ahead to that second.”