Udinese striker Beto Petunkal revealed that Zlatan Ibrahimovic told him something after his 1-1 draw with AC Milan at the weekend.
It was Beto who gave Udinese the lead in the 17th minute, giving the Bianconeri the opportunity to save the ball in the middle of the field, and after the Portuguese striker saw his first attempt, which was saved by Maignan, he settled himself and fired the rebound.
He has now scored seven goals this season in Serie A – the same number as Ibrahimovic – and a recent report from Calciomercato.it claims that Beto attracts Milan’s interest Who are considering the 23-year-old as an option next summer.
Speaking to Udinese’s official channels after the match against Milan, Beto Petunkal admitted that he had a conversation with Zlatan after the match and the Swede praised his progress so far.
“The team progressed a bit unfriendly, we play one half well and the other less. Against Milan, however, we saw the desire to win because we know we are a strong team,” he said (via Milan News).
“Against Milan I was excited because I played against Zlatan Ibrahimovic, he said to me ‘keep it up until you are strong’ I said ‘thank you, this moment is a dream for me’. I couldn’t exchange shirts with him because everyone wanted him, and I could only take a picture. “.
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