Adriano Galliani believes Monza’s odds of registering Zlatan Ibrahimovic this summer are now all but over because of this coronavirus outbreak.
Ibrahimovic chose to return to Europe after finish his time at MLS together with all the LA Galaxy in November, publicly saying that he nevertheless had the standard to perform to the maximum degree.
The 38-year-old was connected to a variety of leading clubs but finally chose to return to Milan for another spell, putting pencil to paper on a six-month contract.
The prior Sweden global played an important part in the Rossoneri’s conduct to Serie A glory whilst on loan in San Siro in 2010-11, making a permanent contract at the procedure, before being snapped up by Paris Saint-Germain the subsequent calendar year.
Monza chairman Galliani publicly confessed he tried to lure the mercurial centre-forward into Lombardy before his homecoming from the Italian capital, and that he held the faint expectation of securing a deal in the conclusion of their present season.
Ibrahimovic is now a free agent on June 30, but Galliani cannot observe a move going through following the devastation resulting from the Covid-19 outbreak in the northern area of Italy.
The Monza leader told Corriere Della Sera: “Let us put a gravestone about the Ibra fantasy. His failed entrance is one of the unwanted effects of coronavirus.
“In light of this worldwide crisis and the uncertainty concerning the dates of the resumption of the championship and the beginning of the subsequent one, the job stinks.”
Italy has become the worst-affected nation in Europe from the coronavirus pandemic, together with 97,689 supported instances and 10,779 deaths listed up to now.
Italian soccer federation president Gabriele Gravina has said that he’s optimistic the season can restart by May 2, however at the moment it’s uncertain whether it’ll be safe for staff and players to resume responsibilities at clubs throughout the nation.