Zlatan Ibrahimovic has welcomed Claudio Bravo to Manchester in unique fashion ahead of the derby

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When you move to a new city it's always nice to receive a few welcome gifts, so it's nice of Zlatan Ibrahimovic to take time out from being an international superstar to send one to Claudio Bravo.

The two should come face to face in Saturday's derby, when City - complete with their new signing from Barcelona - will try to get one over on United for the first time since 2014.

In the meantime, Zlatan seems to be doing his best to ramp up the aggro with this cheeky video, which he captioned: "Welcome to Manchester! Here's some training gear, you're gonna need it. See you Saturday. #MUFC #ManchesterDerby @azsportswear".

We think - we *think* - the implication is that Bravo will have to train hard because he's going to have a busy afternoon when he comes up against Ibra. But it has to be said, as a zinger, it's not up there with the Swede's best.

Claudio Bravo in training with Chile

It is, however, a very fine advert for his clothing brand, which will get media outlets the world over writing about it.

Ultimately, we are all Zlatan's puppets.