- The veteran Swedish striker has earned £ 19 million a year at Old Trafford
- But he signed only £ 850,000 a year with LA Galaxy [Ibrahimovicwillonlytakeaway£16000-aweekathisnewclubintheUnitedStatesUSA
Amitai Winehouse for Mailonline
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has taken a 95 percent salary cut to move from Manchester United to LA Galaxy.
The veteran Swedish striker has earned 1
According to Marca, Ibrahimovic will not be the designated player of the season
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has a huge pay cut to pull from Manchester United to LA Galaxy
That means he takes home only £ 16,000 a week, a huge drop from his huge £ 350,000 weekly pay package at United.
Ibrahimovic stated shortly after arriving in LA that he wanted his career there after a silversmithing
"After winning 33 trophies in Europe, playing in the best teams in the world and playing with the best players in the world I come to the US and play my game there. " said the Swede
"I wanted people to enjoy my game there and win, and I voted for Galaxy."
Meanwhile, the Ibrahimovic surgeon announced Wednesday that the 36-year-old left United because of her Champions League exit ,
Europe's elite club competition is one of the few major honors he has not picked up in his long career. United was eliminated in the round of the last 16 of Sevilla.
Dr. Freddie Fu Ho-Kueng said, "His idea was to see if we could win any more titles, especially the Champions League, and after United lost to Sevilla, I think his decision was, in my opinion, maybe That's my feeling.
"United will not be able to catch up with Manchester City in the Premier League either, maybe they can win the FA Cup, which is good but not as good as the Champions League.  "He did a pretty good job, won everything, unfortunately they lost to Sevilla and I think he stayed longer, but he did not tell me that."
That means for the 36-year-old Swedish striker a proud 95 percent wage cut