Blanc expects better from Ibra

Paris Saint-Germain head coach Laurent Blanc wants more from star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who only recently returned to action from injury.

The talismanic striker has had a slow start to the season after spending around two months on the sidelines with a knee injury.

The Sweden international has begun to return to form in recent weeks, but an impatient Blanc wants more from the 34-year-old.

"I want to give Ibra more time on the pitch, as I gave more time to all the players who were back with the team," Blanc told a press conference. "I think Ibra can do much better, but I think make him play more can help him to get back on a top level.

"For the rest of the next matches if the group remains with such good quality players, it will have competition between them. And I will preserve some players as Ibra."

Ibrahimovic is just one goal short of equaling Pauleta as the French club's leading scorer and will be hoping to get back on the scoresheet when PSG take on Marseille at Parc des Princes in Ligue 1 on Sunday.