FACING MALMO BEYOND A DREAM - IBRAHIMOVIC
The Swede is delighted his hometown club have the
opportunity to play top-level football and says their
meeting is "destiny"
Zlatan Ibrahimovic admits it is beyond a dream for
him to line up against boyhood club Malmo for Paris
Saint-Germain this week.
Laurent Blanc confirmed the talismanic striker
should be fit to feature against the Swedish
champions in PSG's Champions League opener on
Tuesday, having been rested for the weekend clash
And Ibrahimovic, who began his professional career
with his hometown club in 1999, says he cannot
wait for the chance to meet his old employers.
"It means a lot to me," he told PSG's official website
ahead of the game. "I have a lot of good memories
from there, even if I didn't win any trophies.
"I come from the city. To have the chance to play
against them in the Champions league... there's
"I'm also very happy for Malmo - first of all, that the
club is playing the Champions League, and
secondly, that I have the chance to play in my home
town against my former club. It will be a fantastic
"I'm not only happy for the club, but also for city. I
was born there, my friends are there. Malmo will
always be my home. I will never forget where I
come from, or where I'm going. I will always
represent the city.
"It's more than a dream. For me, it's destiny. Last
year I wanted to play against Malmo, but it didn't
"I will enjoy every second of these matches. But I'm
a Paris Saint-Germain player and I will give
everything for this club. We need to win on
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