Larsson is still registered with Helsingborg and at the age of 36 everyone thought that would be his final club.
With this news that Larsson is seeking another club, David Moyes of Everton has been quick to check out the possibility of signing him, after he lost Yakubu for the rest of the season.
Manchester United shocked the football world when they announced that Larsson would be on loan from 1 January until 12 March 2007, coinciding with the Swedish league's off season.
His debut was against Aston Villa in the FA Cup Third Round on 7 January 2007 at Old Trafford, a game in which he scored. Larsson scored his first ever Premier League goal on January 31 in a 4-0 win over Watford, he then scored on his last appearance at Old Trafford in a Manchester United shirt in a 1-0 UEFA Champions League win over Lille on 7 March 2007 to give United a 2-0 win on aggregate.
Whilst Sir Alex Ferguson tried his best to extend the loan period, Larsson stated that he had made a promise to his family and his club to return on 12 March. This was confirmed on 20 February, when Larsson announced that he would not be extending his loan period. Despite this, Sir Alex Ferguson was full of praise for the striker, who scored 3 goals in 13 matches in all competitions during his 3 month stay, saying, "He's been fantastic for us, we tried everything we could to get him to stay longer, but he made a promise and you have to respect that."
Larsson made his final appearance for United on Saturday 10 March in a 6th Round FA Cup tie away to Middlesboro, ending in a 2-2 draw.
Manchester United won the Premier League two months after Larsson had left the club, and although he had not played the required quota of 10 league games to qualify for a Premier League winners medal, he, alongside Alan Smith, was granted special dispensation by the Premier League after the club requested for extra medals for the two.....Back To Home Page...