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Ibrahimovic gives PRICELESS response to suggestions he needs a rest

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has refuted suggestions that he needs a rest, claiming he is 'like a 20-year-old boy."

The 35-year-old netted his ninth goal in nine games to give the Red Devils the lead against West Brom on Saturday evening, and then added a second in the 2-0 win.

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However, before the game, it was suggested that Jose Mourinho might drop the Sweden international to avoid the 35-year-old burning out.

Mourinho said that it would impossible to drop Ibrahimovic, calling him a "great example" for his United team-mates.

The striker agreed with his manager's decision, stating that he is happy to continue starting for the Red Devils.

"I'm here. I'm here to play. I want to play," Ibrahimovic told BT. 

"As a football player you get blind sometimes because you have to listen to your body.

"In my mind, I'm fresh. I'm like a 20-year-old boy. I feel fresh, I feel good and I'll keep going.

"As long as he needs me and the team needs me I'm here."