Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has defended the form of his summer signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic stating that the Swede is creating chances for others even if he is not scoring himself. Ibrahimovic has not scored a single goal since his goal against Manchester City early September.
Ibrahimovic is now on a seven-game barren run for the red devils after scoring three in his first three games for the club. The former Sweden captain, who played under Mourinho when the
"He is playing well for the team. He's creating a lot of chances, he is missing a lot of goals," Mourinho said ahead of the clash against Swansea.
"In every match in the Premier League, even not scoring goals he's being fantastic. His attitude is always brilliant. He's not a guy afraid of his responsibility, so no problem at all."
Mourinho also issued a rallying cry before the Swansea game asking his players to show stronger attitude in games. The former Chelsea boss, who had
"It can happen everywhere," Mourinho said when talking about the number of early goals the club had conceded lately.
"There are so many examples in football where people score goals in the first minutes. Nobody is free of that. But with a stronger attitude, leadership on the pitch, defenders in control of the emotion and the organisation, it's easier to be strong, it's easier to be solid."
United will hope to end their four game