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WATCH: Surprise comeback?! Retired legend Zlatan Ibrahimovic shows up to AC Milan training ahead of Newcastle Champions League clash

  • Ibrahimovic visited Milan training
  • Milan set to face Newcastle in Champions League
  • Ibrahimovic retired at the end of the last season

WHAT HAPPENED? AC Milan are on the back of a humiliating 5-1 defeat at the hands of rivals Inter in a Serie A clash on Saturday. They will now hope to bounce back strongly in their Champions League fixture against Newcastle United and in order to inspire a comeback, former Milan forward Ibrahimovic was present at the training ground. The legendary player could be seen having a conversation with manager Stefano Pioli and his assistant.

THE BIGGER PICTURE: In June this year, Ibrahimovic announced his retirement from professional football in AC Milan's final game of the 2022/23 season in front of a packed San Siro.

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WHAT NEXT FOR [TEAM/PLAYER]? Pioli could make some changes in the Milan lineup ahead of their Champions League clash on Tuesday as he is likely to bench USMNT star Christian Pulisic.