PSG to name stand after Zlatan

Paris Saint-Germain star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will have a stand in the Parc des Princes named after him, says the French champions' president, Nasser al-Khelaifi.

PSG may have lost the services of their all-time highest goalscorer this season, but a part of him will remain at the Paris stadium.

 "We tried to do everything for him because he deserves everything," al-Khelaifi told told Swedish TV station SVT. 

"Honestly one thing I forgot in my speech is that we're going to call one of the tribunes [stands] under his name. I hope that we did enough for him because he deserves always more," he said of club legend who netted twice in his final league match, taking his season tally to an astonishing 37.

"Maybe we cry a little bit," al-Khelaifi joked when asked how the Paris club will deal with 34-year old's departure. "Then we continue our lives, he will continue his life. 

"After he's stopped his career, he will come back to Paris Saint-Germain," he added, referring to a senior management role that the club offered the player after he had announced his departure.

There has been much speculation on the topic of where Ibrahimovic will play next season, with the Swede being regularly linked to Manchester United.

His destination is still unknown, but the Swede has confirmed that a decision has been made.

Ibrahimovic will play his last match for PSG in the club's Coupe de France final against Marsellie on 21 May.

 

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