Zlatan Ibrahimovic is out for the rest of Manchester United's season and likely well beyond that, but he's not contemplating calling it quits. Ibrahimovic suffered what Manchester United called "significant knee ligament damage," with multiple reports stating that the Swedish star tore his ACL and possibly his PCL as well in a Europa League match against Anderlecht on Thursday. The 35-year-old Ibrahimovic pledged to come back instead of allowing the injury to derail his career, though, in an Instagram post on Sunday.
Antonio Conte says lifting the Premier League trophy with Chelsea would be more satisfying knowing his team had spent less than Manchester United and City this season. “I think this season it’s very important to understand that it’s not always who spends more money who wins,” Conte said, as quoted by The Times. “Otherwise, in this league, this season the name of the team wasn’t Chelsea or Tottenham or Arsenal or Liverpool. You understand?” The Italian, who took over at Stamford Bridge in the summer, was referring to the outgoings at Old Trafford and the Etihad Stadium during last summer. “You’ve seen the past,” Conte added. “You can see that every season they spend a lot of money. This season
Two sides have now booked their trips to England’s top flight after Newcastle United rattled off its 27th win of the season. [ MORE: Oriol Romeu — The perfectly poised destroyer ] The Magpies earned a decisive 4-1 victory over Preston North End on