Zlatan Ibrahimović confirms he’s staying at Manchester United with a bizarre tweet in which he appears to be painted as God

Zlatan Ibrahimović announced his new deal with Manchester United by posting a tweet with bizarre artwork that seemingly depicts him as God.

Here he is arm-wrestling the Devil. Or shaking hands with a Red Devil. Who knows what this picture means.

The Sweden striker was United’s top goalscorer in the 2016-2017 season but left the club after his one-year contract expired in June.

Ibrahimović had an option to renew that deal for a second season but a cruciate ligament injury effectively called time on his Old Trafford career.

Now the 35-year-old is recovering from the injury he has re-signed with United and will wear the number 10 shirt.

“I am back to finish what I started,” Ibrahimović said. “It was always mine and the club’s intention for me to stay. I cannot wait to get back out on that Old Trafford pitch, but I also know that I have to take my time to make sure that I am ready.

“I have been working hard and will continue to do so to make sure I am in the best possible condition for my return to the pitch.”

United manager Jose Mourinho added: “We are delighted Zlatan is on the road to recovery and we are equally delighted to have his ambition and experience back with us.

“After his contribution last season he deserves our trust and we will be patient waiting for him to return. I have no doubt that he will be important in the second part of the season.”

Ibrahimović’s goals last season were crucial in helping the club win the EFL Cup and Europa League double.