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Zlatan strikes in ManU win

15 Aug 2016 | By Rishikesh Malkhede
English Premier League 2016-17

Making his debut at the English club Manchester United, Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic was the star in a 3-1 win against Bournemouth.

He made his mark by arrowing a 25 yard drive into the Bournemouth goal post.

ManU boss Jose Mourinho praised the striker saying the Zlatan would be phenomenal for the team and the premier league.

In context: English Premier League 2016-17

AboutThe Premier League

The Premier League is a professional tournament for football clubs in England. It was first played in 1992.

A total of 20 clubs from England participate in the league along with one club from Wales.

Premier League is the most watched football league in the world.

Manchester United has won the tournament 13 times, maximum wins by any team.

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