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The Sweden international says he will go face to face with the Catalan coach when the sides meet in the Champions League, and his next step will depend on his rival's reaction

AC Milan attacker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has insisted that he will greet Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola when the sides lock horns at San Siro in their Champions League Group H game on November 23.

The Sweden international had a poor relationship with the successful trainer during his spell at Camp Nou in 2009-10 and hits out at him in his autobiography, which will go on sale later this month, saying the coach 'lacks balls', while also claiming he was afraid of current Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho.

Guardiola reacted calmly when confronted with Ibrahimovic's comments, thanking the striker for his year in Catalunya - and the forward now seems ready to end their feud.

"How will I react when Guardiola comes to San Siro? I will greet him. We will then see how he responds and what happens," Ibrahimovic was quoted as saying by La Gazzetta dello Sport.

Ibrahimovic missed the encounter between the clubs back in September due to an ankle problem, but is expected to feature later this month.

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