Zlatan Ibrahimovic joins Paul Pogba, Fernando Torres and more who resigned with former club on permanent deal

Zlatan Ibrahimovic isn't the first player to have resigned for his former club. Here, we look at 10 other stars who dared to go back.

Sport360 staff
by Sport360 staff
24th August 2017

article:24th August 2017

They say never go back or dwell on the past in life, but in football – those sentiments don’t seem to carry much weight.

Indeed, there’s an extensive back catalogue of players who have returned to their former teams after plying their trade elsewhere.


And following Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s return to Manchester United on a one-year deal, we look at 10 stars over the years who have gone back to what they know on permanent contracts.

In no particular order in the gallery above, Paul Pogba – another returnee to Old Trafford – kicks us off.

What’s your favourite throwback return deal?

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic joins Paul Pogba, Fernando Torres and more who resigned with former club on permanent deal

Zlatan Ibrahimovic isn't the first player to have resigned for his former club. Here, we look at 10 other stars who dared to go back.

PAUL POGBA - MANCHESTER UNITED: 2009-2012 AND 2016-PRESENT

PAUL POGBA - MANCHESTER UNITED: 2009-2012 AND 2016-PRESENT

ROBBIE FOWLER - LIVERPOOL: 1993-2001 AND 2006-2007

ROBBIE FOWLER - LIVERPOOL: 1993-2001 AND 2006-2007

WAYNE ROONEY - EVERTON: 2002-2004 AND 2017-PRESENT

WAYNE ROONEY - EVERTON: 2002-2004 AND 2017-PRESENT

DUNCAN FERGUSON - EVERTON: 1994-1998 AND 2000-2006

DUNCAN FERGUSON - EVERTON: 1994-1998 AND 2000-2006

FILIPE LUIS - ATLETICO MADRID: 2010-2014 AND 2015-PRESENT

FILIPE LUIS - ATLETICO MADRID: 2010-2014 AND 2015-PRESENT

ALVARO MORATA - REAL MADRID: 2010-2014 AND 2016-2017

ALVARO MORATA - REAL MADRID: 2010-2014 AND 2016-2017

FERNANDO TORRES - ATLETICO MADRID: 2001-2007 AND 2015-PRESENT

FERNANDO TORRES - ATLETICO MADRID: 2001-2007 AND 2015-PRESENT

DAVID LUIZ - CHELSEA: 2011-2014 AND 2016-PRESENT

DAVID LUIZ - CHELSEA: 2011-2014 AND 2016-PRESENT

KAKA - AC MILAN: 2003-2009 AND 2013-2014

KAKA - AC MILAN: 2003-2009 AND 2013-2014

DIDIER DROGBA - CHELSEA: 2004-2012 AND 2014-2015

DIDIER DROGBA - CHELSEA: 2004-2012 AND 2014-2015