- Romelu Lukaku brags Manchester United will be a different prospect with Zlatan Ibrahimovic
- Ibrahimovic is set to return to full fitness and play games before the end of 2017
- Lukaku has now sent out a stern message to United rivals Manchester City to be worried about Ibrahimovic's return
Manchester United forward Romelu Lukaku was in boastful mood as he spoke about the imminent return of Zlatan Ibrahimovic to first team football.
Lukaku who joined from Everton last summer is relishing the chance of playing along the Swedish all time highest goalscorer.
Ibrahimovic scored 28 goals in 46 appearances for the Red Devils before sustaining a career threatening injury against Anderlecht of Belgium.
The Swede fell awkwardly in the extra time of the Europa League quarter-final and many believed he would never return to playing football.
But he made a rapid return and is inline to feature in United's Champions League game against Cska Moscow on Decemeber 5.
Lukaku was speaking to skysportsn about Ibrahimovic and he said; ‘It motivates me really, because he’s another good player to add to the squad.
"When you face a team like us it’s difficult for opponents. Ibrahimovic coming back will help us chase Manchester City."
The Belgium striker hit back at recent criticism after failing to score in his last seven appearances for United.
"I think when I signed everybody was asking questions and I think starting so well surprised a few people," Lukaku said.
Lukaku has been on a goal drought for eight matches as he failed to score in the whole of October.
However the big striker scored a brace against Mexico on Friday, November 10 to break his drought.