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Zlatan will earn over 1000 million Swedish kronor

If Zlatan Ibrahimovic meets his three-year contract with PSG, he will have played in over 1000 million Swedish kronor (~$125 million) just in salary during his pro career.

When Sweden’s best paid athlete of the week took holiday after thundered into 2-0 in World Cup qualifier match against the Faroe Islands Zlatan is expecting living the good life with cars, boats and luxury accommodation. Biggest concern will be to choose how he, his partner Helena Seger and the children will divide their time between summer houses and luxury apartments in Stockholm, New York, Milan, Paris and Miami.

It has been twelve years since Zlatan Ibrahimovic was bought from Malmo FF by the Dutch top team Ajax. In the eleven years up to 2012, he changed teams five times, Ajax-Juventus-Inter-Barcelona-Milan. In total he will have earned 687 million Swedish kronor in salary alone during this time, according to the sport business. Most of the payment he received in the final years of Inter and during his years in Barcelona, ​​where his annual salary was around 120 million Swedish kronor.

zlatan career information

zlatan career information

Last summer Zlatan wrote a three-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain (PSG). During the past year, he has helped PSG win the French league title. And he has signed for a salary of 113 million.

If all calculations are correct, this means that Zlatan Ibrahimovic (whose first name means “gold” in South Slavic) earned nearly 800 million Swedish kronor just in salary payments during his twelve year-long pro career. Zlatan Ibrahimovic‘s sponsorship contract, which according to Forbes magazine valued at SEK 16 million in just the last twelve months, are not included in the sum. Neither his proceeds from the book “I am Zlatan Ibrahimovic ‘which sold over 700,000 copies in Sweden and was exported to another 18 countries.

But Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s career is not over yet. If Zlatan finishes his three-year contract with PSG, he can look forward to the same salary (113 million Swedish kronor) for two more years. This means that Ibrahimovic’s total payroll passes 1000 million Swedish kronor mark in early 2015.

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Thiago Silva hopes that Zlatan Ibrahimovic stays

Zlatan Ibrahimovic was rumored to be going to Juventus. But recent Juventus has been looking more at Real Madrid’s Gonzalo Higuain. A good sign according to Zlatans teammate Thiago Silva.
– This is good news. It means that Zlatan probably is not leaving PSG.

Thiago Silva and Zlatan Ibrahimovic left Italian Milan together this season. They headed for Paris Saint-Germain, and once there, they won the French league title and made ​​it to the quarterfinals of the Champions League.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

The Brazilian defense giant would like to continue playing with the Swede. That he makes clear in an interview with Gazzetta dello Sport. When Thiago Silva was asked what he thinks about the rumors surrounding Gonzalo Higuain move to Juventus, he immediately started talking about Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
– This is good news. It means that Zlatan Ibrahimovic probably does not leave PSG. I have not spoken to him in a few days but I would love to keep him by my side at PSG. Perhaps along with Wayne Rooney, says Silva.

On Sunday Silva met just Rooney when Brazil played a training match against England. There he was struggling with the English striker, who in turn is rumored to join PSG. Thiago Silva could not do anything about Rooney’s goal.
– Mamma mia, he is strong. Every time I meet him, it’s a struggle, says Silva to Gazzetta dello Sport.
But Wayne Rooney does not reach Silva’s list of the best strikers in the world. When asked what he thinks of Mario Balotelli rampage in Silva’s former club Milan Silva responds:
– I had placed Balotelli just behind Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Zlatan Ibrahimovic if I were to make a list of the best strikers.

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Mino Raiola denies that Zlatan will leave PSG

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been surrounded by transfer rumors, but if you believe his agent Mino Raiola Zlatan Ibrahimovic will go nowhere. “He stays in PSG,” said the agent.
Zlatan himself said recently that he did not dare to say if he stays in PSG next season or not. He is said to want to return to Italy, and Italian and Swedish media reported that Zlatan is willing to lower his salary to play in Juventus. There has also been rumors that both Zlatan and Helena Seger do not like it in Paris and would like to move back to Italy.

Helena Seger with her son

Helena Seger with her son

None of it is true, Mino Raiola told reporters as he comes out of a meeting at Milan’s headquarters on Thursday afternoon.

– There is no chance that he will return to Italy, he stays in the PSG. I hear there is talk that he would lower his salary, but it is something that only the media says. He never talked about it, says Raiola according to several Italian media.

According to Sky Italia, the sports director Leonardo will coach the team next season, if Ancelotti would leave. After that the team would be taken over by Arsène Wenger.

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New Juventus move rumors appear

In last week Zlatan Ibrahimovic commented about that his future in Paris Saint-Germain is uncertain. Now there are new rumors revealing new details of a return to the Italian champions Juventus.
– A lot can happen. I was not set in Paris a year ago, but was set to go to the USA with Milan but instead Paris came into the picture, said Zlatan then.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Helena Seger does not feel comfortable in Paris – and wants to leave the French capital. A decision according to data based on security for the family and the social situation is more fitting in Italy. One example is that Zlatan and Helenas bodyguard protection was much betterin Italy than in Paris.
– Since I arrived here, it has been very stressful, people chasing me with mopeds, Zlatan said earlier in the spring in an interview with CNN.

zlatan career

zlatan career

To return to Italy as he often referred to as a “second home” Zlatan must be willing to fix the biggest problem for a move, the salary. Zlatan Ibrahimovic is willing to reduce his annual salary from 12 million to 6 million – a sum that touches Juventus maximum ceiling of wages.

Zlatan has a contract with Paris Saint-Germain for further two years but Paris SGs club owners are not concerned about a possible move of Zlatan. They do not believe in the idea that Zlatan Ibrahimovic will reduce his salary for social reasons, in a new club, or any club is open to pay as high a salary as in PSG.

There has also been reports that if Zlatan would leave there would be a  “goodbye bonus” of between 4.5 and 6 million from Paris Saint-Germain as may be appropriate. This is paid in lieu of the more than 200 million crowns Zlatan had earned during their two remaining years of his contract. This would in practice mean that Zlatan Ibrahimovic earn almost as much as he did in PSG if Juventus offer him about 7 million in annual salary.

Giovanni Cobolli Gigli, ex-president of Juventus during Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s time in Turin, knows what it takes for a move to become a reality:
– The views of Juventus has been that they will not be able to afford Zlatan Ibrahimovic unless he lowers wages. Money is a problem in Italy, even in football clubs, said Gigli.

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Zlatan does not rule out Manchester City move

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has recently been in some rumors about a possible move to Manchester City. These rumors have now started to appear again since Zlatan refused to rule out a possible move to Manchester City.

According to the rumors Zlatan Ibrahimovic and his wife Helena Seger are starting to get frustrated with the life in Paris and are looking for a possibility to move in this summers transfer window. This would be after only 12 months in the French capitol. According to the rumors we have get hold of these last few days it is said that Manchester City would be able to offer £25million to PSG to let Zlatan Ibrahimovic go. Zlatan Ibrahimovic has not rules out a possible move to Manchester City and said this when asked about the latest Manchester City rumors.

– There is a lot going on at the moment – Zlatan Ibrahimovic said when asked about all the latest rumors.

– I’m content at the moment, but I’ve often said I was happy somewhere and then moved away. I’m not promising that I won’t be leaving PSG.

zlatan career

zlatan career

Manchester City has been looking to find another top striker to add to their team and Zlatan Ibrahimovic is one of their big names they are looking at. Other possible candidates for a move to Manchester this summer are Edinson Cavani and Radamel Falcao but Manchester City have not been able to secure their interest so far.

Paris Saint-Germain has already stated several times in media that they are not willing to sell their star striker and are currently looking at the possibility to sign Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney. Rooney would then form a world-class forward pair together with Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney

Other clubs that recently have been rumored to be looking for Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s signature is Juventus, Real Madrid and Chelsea but currently the most likely is that Zlatan Ibrahimovic would stay in PSG and continue the work that is ongoing there.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has scored a total of 28 goals in 32 matches in the French league and was the major contributor for Paris Saint-Germain to win the Ligue 1 title this year.

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Fabio Capello to join PSG

Carlo Ancelotti is still the coach of the French expectant league champions Paris Saint Germain. But since February of this year, there have been behind the scenes more or less clear that Ancelotti is leaving the club and Real Madrid are said to be the next target of the trip for the Italian.
– It could be hours before it becomes official that he is leaving, said a source in Milan who is intimately familiar with Ancelotti.

zlatan career

zlatan career

The same source states that Paris Saint Germains management now, behind the scenes, are discussing a new name and that one of them they think is best, is another Italian great coach Fabio Capello.

Something that is confirmed by another Italian contact:
– The management in Paris Saint Germain know they have to replace Ancelotti with another really big name. Otherwise they really think some of the the big players might leave. Thiago Silva is courted hard by Barcelona and if he goes it will be even harder to keep Zlatan Ibrahimovic, said the source, adding:
– Capello is one of the names mentioned.

Fabio Capello has contracts with the Russian Football Federation over the FIFA World Cup 2014 and the question is whether it is possible to redeem him – and if he wants.
– Capello is recognized as a man that is fond of money and PSG can offer very big money. But yes, it’s a very difficult business to get into, we’ll see what happens, says the source.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic was coached by Fabio Capello at Juventus, 2004 to 2006 so they both know each other quite well. When it comes to Juventus interest in Zlatan Ibrahimovic has a fierce internal struggle going on between coach Antonio Conte and the club management about the investments this coming season.

It has been very chilly between Conte and Marotta and president Andrea Agnelli. Conte threatened to leave Juventus if he was not given more promises of new major players.
– Now we are in agreement, however, announced Conte and Andrea Agnelli to the media the other day. It thus seems like Conte has been forced to accept that they will not be as big as he wants – something that makes that the gold coach may be forced to drop the dream of Zlatan Ibrahimovic to join Juventus.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic transfer rumors

The summer is approaching fast and with it the follows a transfer window with Zlatan Ibrahimovic transfer rumors. His contract with Paris SG runs out in June 2015, but speculation about whether the Swede returns to Italy after just one season at PSG is booming.

Corriere dello Sport has reported on negotiations with Juventus but also indicate that Napoli are in the picture. The Napoli rumor is something that has not really been mentioned in earlier reports on which clubs that could be interesting for Zlatan. Ibrahimovic’s agent Mino Raiola has several times indicated that the Swede also could end up at Real Madrid, Chelsea or Manchester City.

It is clear in any case that there will be no return to AC Milan.
– A comeback for Ibrahimovic seems impossible because his wage demands are too high. It was sad to sell him, but he is earning amounts that are not compatible with our economy, says Adriano Galliani to Sky Sports News.


The other day we reported that Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Helena Seger are looking for accommodation in Milan. If he signs with Juventus, Zlatan will commute to and from Turin.
Now it seems the Juventus track gets hotter. According to Italian Gazzetta dello Sport today it seems like that Juventus coach Antonio Conte is having talks with Zlatan on a possible return.

Mino Raiola as usual puts out smokescreens to confuse:
– We look at all the options. We assume that Zlatan is still in Paris next season. But the situation in PSG changes, for example if the club change coaches or owners’ investment decreases, a move can be very possible, says Raiola to Le Parisien.

According to news agency AP’s Juventus is only ready to pay PSG 85 million SEK for Zlatan, in which case he would receive an annual salary of 64 million, plus bonuses. These figures are slightly lower than the numbers we reported earlier this week. As a comparision, Paris SG bought Zlatan Ibrahimovic from Milan for about 180 million last summer. We are sure this is not the last we will hear about Zlatan Ibrahimovic transfer rumors regarding Juventus, Napoli, Milan, Real Madrid and other clubs.

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Zlatan and Conte in talks over move to Juventus

Gazzetta dello Sport continues to report on the possibility of a transfer for Zlatan Ibrahimovic to Juventus in the summer. In today’s edition the newspaper reported on data saying that Zlatan has already been in contact with the Juventus coach Antonio Conte.

According to the newspaper it is polite contacts between colleagues, this according to people close to Zlatan Ibrahimovic. And according to Gazzetta dello Sport the coach has also told team management that he has great admiration for Zlatan as a player.


La Gazzetta dello Sport writes that Juventus could consider buying Zlatan for a price of 8 to 10 million, and a salary of 7.5 million plus bonuses until 2017.

The newspaper also discusses yesterday’s cryptic response from the owner family John Elkann, who said “it seems like he’s looking for houses in Milan,” when asked about the possibility of Zlatan going to Juventus. A statement that can be interpreted as he aims at Milan or Inter, but that can be seen as an opening for Zlatan Ibrahimovic going to Juventus.

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Zlatan and Helena Seger looking for home in Milano

Discussions between Juventus and Zlatan Ibrahimovic through his agent Mino Raiola continues. Now it seems like the family Ibrahimovic-Seger are trying to look for a home in Milan. In today’s Gazzetta dello Sport newspaper writes leading transit reporter, Carlo Laudisa, that Helena Seger is expected to Milano any day.

According to the newspaper, contacts between Juventus and agent Mino Raiola has intensified in the last week.
– Even if Zlatan would become ready for Juventus it is in Milano the family wants to stay.
Turin as a city is too small and the family already has friends there and the children’s old school, said a contact in Milano and continues:
– Turin is too small and it is in Milan family feel at home.
According to Gazzetta dello Sport, Zlatan will however, if a move to Juventus is off, also need to have an accommodation in Turin because it is too far to commute every day.

Thumbs up Helena Seger

Thumbs up Helena Seger

After Zlatan, much against his will, was sold to PSG last year, he and his family were just about to move into a new apartment in the center of Milano’s finer neighborhoods. Zlatan has lived a total of five years at Milano, during his three seasons at Inter and two in Milan. In Turin he lived two years between 2004 and 2006.
Helena Seger felt at home here, she went to her beloved gym, she had organized her life in Milan, says Alessandra Bocci on Gazzetta dello Sport.

“Zlatan obviously feels more Italian than we could imagine. Maybe Zlatan is really willing to lower his salary to get back here to us.”

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Zlatan not to win Champions League and no move to Juventus

Here are the nightmare odds for Zlatan Ibrahimovic:
1) He will never win the Champions League.
2) He will not end up in Juventus.
This according to latest odds compilers.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and his French club Paris Saint Germain shook Barcelona on Wednesday at Camp Nou. But when the referee blew the final whistle the match ended 1-1 and Barcelona went ahead at 3-3, thanks to away goals.


Now comes the bleak odds from betting company Unibet.
Odds compilers predict that Zlatan Ibrahimovic will not win the Champions League during his active career.
– We do not believe it, he’s not getting any younger and the teams he may move to do not get any better, says Jonas Nilsson, PR manager of the gaming company.

The odds also points out that the recent relocation rumors do not come true.
There will be no games in the former club Juventus in the fall, but his career continues in Paris, according to odds.
– PSG have something going on and should be able to be with and challenge in the Champions League next year. We do not think it goes all the way even then. Zlatan will not win the Champions League during his active career as a footballer, says Jonas Nilsson.

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