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Zlatan says he turned UEL into UCL

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has joked about his presence turning UEFA Europa League into UEFA Champions League.

The Red Devils have drawn UEL quarterfinals first-leg against Anderlecht (1-1) on Thursday, still staying the main favorite in the European trophy race.

“The Europa League became the Champions League as soon as I stepped foot in it,” said Ibrahimovic after the draw.

During the current UEFA Europa League season Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored five goals and assisted four times in the 10 games he has featured in.