It's sad when big players near the end – Mourinho pays tribute to Ibrahimovic

Jose Mourinho paid tribute to Zlatan Ibrahimovic ahead of his presentation as an LA Galaxy player on Friday, saying it makes him "sad" when he sees the best players head towards the end of their careers.

United confirmed Ibrahimovic had been released last Thursday amid speculation linking him with a move to Major League Soccer, ending his 20-month association with the club.

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