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Manchester United? Chelsea? Arsenal? Zlatan Ibrahimovic says ‘there is interest’ from England

'We will see where it leads' Zlatan Ibrahimovic says of Premier League clubs courting already courting him, 'but it would have to be like a marriage - both sides have to want it as much'.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic shown with Paris Saint-Germain ahead of a Champions League group match in November. Jonathan Nackstrand / AFP / November 25, 2015
Zlatan Ibrahimovic shown with Paris Saint-Germain ahead of a Champions League group match in November. Jonathan Nackstrand / AFP / November 25, 2015

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic confirmed Sunday that Premier League clubs have indicated an interest in signing him from Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain.

The 34-year-old has been linked with a move to the likes of Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal and is out of contract with PSG at the end of this season.

“There is an interest, yes. I can confirm that and we will see where it leads,” Ibrahimovic told reporters on Sunday in Stockholm where he is preparing for Tuesday’s friendly international against the Czech Republic.

“I think the Premier League is the most high-profile league in the world. It is making most of the headlines.

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“But it would have to be like a marriage – both sides have to want it as much.”

Ibrahimovic has won league titles in four different European countries.

He arrived in Paris in July 2012 from AC Milan but after helping PSG to a fourth successive league title earlier this month he appeared adamant that he would not be in the French capital next season.

“For the moment I am not at PSG next year,” he said before cheekily adding: “If they replace the Eiffel Tower with a statue of me, I will stay at PSG. I can promise that.”

Ibrahimovic has been rumoured to be bound for just about anywhere if he leaves PSG, from China to MLS to continuing his high-level club career in Europe somewhere.

He as remained productive as ever into his mid-30s, feasting on the French domestic league with 27 goals and 11 assists in 25 Ligue 1 appearances this season. The Swede has shown he can maintain that form against top opposition as well, with four goals and three assists in eight Champions League contests.

His PSG side have been particularly unforgiving of their domestic rivals in this season, wrapping up the French top flight title two weeks ago with a 22-point advantage on second-placed AS Monaco.

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Updated: March 28, 2016 04:00 AM

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