Juventus chief John Elkann has slammed the door on talk of Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s return. “He is the past, this team doesn’t need superstars.”
The last few weeks have seen increased rumours of Ibra coming back to Turin, as he is unsettled at Paris Saint-Germain and ranted angrily at fans.
Bianconeri director Pavel Nedved opened the door to a return, but FIAT President Elkann slammed it shut again.
“The Swede is part of Juventus history,” said Elkann today. “However, this team doesn’t need superstars.
“The real strength of this Juventus is the team unit.”
Ibrahimovic left the Bianconeri in the summer of 2006 after their demotion in the Calciopoli scandal, joining arch rivals Inter.