Jose Mourinho confessed on Friday that he expects this will be Zlatan Ibrahimovic's final season at Manchester United, supplementing reports that the striker is bound for Major League Soccer.

"We all think it is his last season at Manchester United," Mourinho said, according to NBC Sports' Joe Prince-Wright. "It will be a very personal decision about whether to play or to stop. He has won the right to choose his future, his life."

The sidelined Swede has been linked with a transfer to the LA Galaxy for some time, and a mid-February report claiming he was house-hunting in Los Angeles sparked excitement among MLS fans that he was finally U.S.-bound.

The 36-year-old further fed speculation in an interview in Stockholm this week, when he admitted the presence of fellow Swedish players in MLS adds to the appeal of moving stateside.

"I did not know that several Swedes went to MLS," Ibrahimovic said, as reported by The Telegraph's James Ducker. "That means it's tempting to play in the United States.