Stockholm: Veteran Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic hinted on Thursday that he could return to international football in time for the World Cup in Russia.
The 36-year-old Manchester United player has suffered with injuries over the last 12 months and retired from Sweden duty after Euro 2016.
"I miss the national team," he told Swedish press."If I want, I do it. I want to feel that I can deliver a good performance."
The former Paris Saint-Germain star has only played five Premier League games this season for Jose Mourinho's United, with his last match ending when he was replaced at half-time in a 2-2 draw with Burnley in December.
Sweden qualified in Ibrahimovic's absence with a famous 1-0 victory over four-time world champions Italy in a two-legged playoff last November.
Ibrahimovic has scored a Swedish record 62 international goals in 116 matches.
The Scandinavians kick off their World Cup campaign against South Korea in Nizhny Novgorod on June 18, before further Group F games against holders Germany and Mexico.