first_imgZlatan Ibrahimovic has issued a brilliant response to Eric Cantona’s claim that ‘there can only be one king in Manchester’.Cantona sent the enigmatic Swede a video message after he sealed a free transfer switch to Old Trafford.In it, the United legend warned Ibrahimovic that he will have to settle for being the ‘prince’ of the city.Cantona, who was nickamed ‘The King’ during his legendary spell at the club, said: “I have a personal message to Zlatan. You have decided for United and it is the best choice you’ve ever made. But one last thing, there can be only one king in Manchester. “You can become a prince if you want and jersey number 7 is yours if you are interested. It is my welcome gift to you. The king is gone. Long live the prince.”Ibrahimovic, who like Cantona has enjoyed cult status throughout his career, has now been prompted into a response.The 34-year-old told Swedish paper Aftonbladet: “I admire Cantona and I heard what he said. But I won’t be king of Manchester. I will be God of Manchester.”Ibrahimovic’s hilarious statement comes as he prepares to head to Manchester to link up with his new team-mates.The former Paris Saint-Germain striker has been on holiday in America after playing for Sweden at Euro 2016.He is expected to start pre-season training for United this week but it is unclear whether he will be part of Jose Mourinho’s squad for their trip to China. Zlatan Ibrahimovic is already making an impact at Manchester United 1last_img

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