It was a close to blows affair for Romelu Lukaku and Zlatan in the Milan derby with the Belgian wanting to fight his opposite number at half-time.
It all started when Lukaku was fuming with Milan skipper Alessio Romagnoli for a cynical foul at the end of the first half.
Before the resulting free-kick was taken, Lukaku and Ibrahimovic butted heads and exchanged insults in the Coppa Italia quarter final tie at the San Siro.
They had to be separated by both sets of players and were booked for their actions.
But as the teams made their way to the tunnel for half-time, Lukaku had not calmed down whatsoever and wanted to fight the Swede.
Being restrained, the Inter striker was heard freely using the “F” word against the Swede and even extending it to his wife.
An absolute irate Lukaku also claimed Ibrahimovic had spoken about his m
It’s worth remembering these two were teammates at Manchester United for a brief period but there was a clear disdain for one another Tuesday tonight.
Ibrahimovic scored the opener in the 31st minute but ended up being sent off in the second half following a clumsy challenge on Aleksandar Kolarov earning him a second yellow
Only a few days back, the 39-year-old engaged in some beef with Atalanta striker Duvan Zapata in the 3-0 loss at the weekend.
He ended up being mercilessly trolled on Twitter by midfielder Marten De Roon.Meanwhile, Lukaku levelled matters from the spot in the 71st minute with the encounter eventually ending at 1-1