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Ibrahimovic: Bologna rule out signing amid Napoli, Milan links

Walter Sabatini addressed Bologna's pursuit of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, while Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti also discussed the 38-year-old.

Bologna rule out Ibrahimovic signing amid Napoli & Milan links

Zlatan Ibrahimovic will not be joining Bologna, according to the Serie A club's director Walter Sabatini.

Ibrahimovic had been linked with a return to Italy via Bologna after leaving MLS outfit LA Galaxy at the end of his contract.

Ibrahimovic "has made other choices", says Bologna's Sabatini

But the 38-year-old striker will not be moving to the Rossoblu amid speculation over a switch to either Napoli or former club Milan.

"Ibrahimovic will not be coming to Bologna. He has made other choices," Sabatini told Tuttomercatoweb.

A return to Milan has been mooted for Ibrahimovic, who won the 2011 Scudetto during his two years at San Siro.

Napoli reportedly offer Ibrahimovic 18-month deal

Italian rivals Napoli, however, have reportedly offered the ex-Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain star an 18-month contract.

Asked about Ibrahimovic on the eve of Napoli's Champions League clash with Genk, head coach Carlo Ancelotti told reporters on Monday: "I haven't spoken to Ibra today but I did yesterday [Sunday] evening."

"He told me he is in Los Angeles at the moment," added Ancelotti. "He feels really good and weather conditions are just perfect there."