Today we only have two small Zlatan related news.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and his Paris Saint-Germain begins the next league season with a road game against Montpellier on August 31. Schedule makers have ensured that this year’s championship team faced last year champions in the premiere. The same day meets newcomer Monaco Bordeaux, Marseille meet Guingamp and Lyon against Nice. Ligue 1 takes Christmas break between 21 December and 10 January and ends on May 10.
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When it comes to news regarding Zlatan Ibrahimovic it has been speculated that Ibrahimovic will leave Paris Saint-Germain this summer. Juventus and Napoli have been cited as new club addresses. But now the agent Mino Raiola states that Zlatan will stay in Paris.
– Zlatan will continue this next year. He is very happy in Paris. He has won the title, he scores, he does his job, he did what he should do and what he had promised, says agent Mino Raiola to RMC.
– He has a good relationship with Carlo Ancelotti, but on the other hand, Zlatan always has a good relationship with his coach, except Guardiola. It is unfortunate if Ancelotti disappear, but such things happen.
That Paris Saint-Germain could recruit Zlatan Ibrahimovic has its explanations. The Paris team was the club in Europe, which increased its revenue the most this recent season. PSG went from 86.5 million Euro in revenue from 2011 to 190 million Euro in 2012, according to figures provided the audit and consulting firm Deloitte has presented.
The increase of just over one 100 million Euro was larger than the whole of the Premier League’s increased revenues. And other clubs in Ligue 1 saw their revenues decline by more than 20 million Euro during the same year.
Premier League was the league with the most revenue in total, over 2.4 billion, while the Bundesliga was second at 1.6 billion and Spanish La Liga third on 1.5 billion. Barcelona and Real Madrid’s income rose by 500 million together while other La Liga clubs saw revenues decline by 16 million.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a goal in the last game in this season of the French League. That means that Zlatan now is on 30 goals for this season which is the same amount of goals that Jean-Pierre Papin score in the 1989/1990 season. PSG defeated Lorient 3-1.
Zlatan has had a fantastic debut season in Ligue 1 with Paris Saint-Germain. In the season finale he crowned it with reaching Jean-Pierre Papins goal record of 1989/1990. Six minutes into the second half Kevin Gameiro sent in a cross from the right. Zlatan Ibrahimovic ran towards the goal and chested in 1-0 to Paris Saint-Germain. It was Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s 30th goal in Ligue 1. Ten minutes later Zlatan Ibrahimovic gave back for the goal when he passed Kevin Gameiro who could socre 2-0. Gameiro then also scored 3-0 to Paris Saint-Germain.
With ten minutes left of the game it got a little messy in Paris Saint-Germain as when the goalkeeper Ronan Le Crom, who had jumped into the second half, was sent off when he caused a penalty. Ronan Le Crom became teary-eyed by the red card. The defender Mamadou Sakho had to jump in as goalkeeper at the penalty, but had no chance against Arnaud Le Lan, who shot the final score 3-1.
After the game got Zlatan Ibrahimovic received the award as the top scorer in Ligue 1. With Zlatan’s 30 goals there was no real competition on who should win the award. This was Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s best season in terms of the number of league goals, he has never scored more goals in a club in professional life. PSG won the league on 83 points, twelve more than second placed Marseille.