- Zlatan Ibrahimovic believes he is a lion while his teammates are cats
- The Swedish striker is not happy about his team’s lack of winning mentality
- He feels he is under a lot of pressure to win matches for Manchester United
Zlatan Ibrahimovic criticized the mentality of his Manchester United teammates as they battles for a top four place.
The Swedish striker told BT Sport in an interview that he is a lion while his teammates were pussycats.
The 35 year old feels he is under a lot of pressure to make impact for his team to win matches.
“When you are part of the team you want to feel like you are doing something for the team” Ibrahimovic said.
He also said: “At this moment I haven’t been able to do something, I have a lot of responsibility and I feel the pressure on myself.
“I failed in some way that I didn’t win the game. That’s me - that’s only me.
"I am a lion. If you come up among lions you should expect to get attacked by lions.
"If you are a cat, you will run away but if you are a lion you will stay among the other lions.
"I came here to win. I have been winning but if you want to win bigger you have to create bigger."
The United striker threw shades at his teammates who are not performing well.
The Swede forward said that he can’t even remember when he came second in the league and he believes the tables doesn’t lie and that his teammates are under performing.
NAIJ.com reports that Ibrahimovic inspired the Red Devils to win the EFL Cup against Southampton in February scoring two goals in the final and he is frustrated by the lack of winners at Old Trafford.
The Swede has scored 27 goals in all competitions for Jose Mourinho's side this season
Manchester United are currently 5th on the league and are looking to qualify for next year’s Champions League as they best hope of qualification is to win the Europa League.