According to Brazilian media – citing local newspaper Riviera Cote d’Azur Zeitung, a German-language newspaper based in the South of France – Monaco tries to recruit Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
At Riviera Cote d’Azur Zeitung web site there is no article about Zlatan Ibrahimovic, but the rumor has been widely adopted in social media and the odds for Zlatan Ibrahimovic moving to Monaco have dropped a lot today in different companies that provide odds on where Zlatan Ibrahimovic will move this summer. There have even been as low odds as 3.50 times the money on that Zlatan Ibrahimovic will move to Monaco before 1th of September 2013.
Zlatan Ibrahimovics PSG jersey
Monaco – who will most likely be one of PSG’s main rivals for league title race next season – is said to be willing to offer 30 million euros for Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Ibrahimovic’s agent Mino Raiola is a resident of Monaco and has good contact with several of the club’s representatives. Not least with Russian owner Dmitry Rybolovlev.
Furthermore, PSG’s new coach Laurent Blanc’s agent, Jean-Pierre Bernes has sued Mino Raiola sued for 7.8 million euro, which might influcence Zlatan to disappears from the champions Paris Saint-Germain.
Monaco has already acquired Falcao, Joao Moutinho, James Rodriguez and Ricardo Carvalho this summer. Also getting Zlatan Ibrahimovic would put Monaco as the number one contender of the title for next season, ahead of Paris Saint-Germain.
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.
Atlético Madrid’s CEO Miguel Angel Gil Marin admits that Radamel Falcao will be on sale this summer as a reward for his efforts during the season. Before the season began, we talked with Radamel Falcao. We promised him that if he played on the same high level as before and helped us to the Champions League, we would help him, said Marin according to British Eurosport.
– Whatever he decides, we support him. We know what makes a good striker – we have sold and replaced Fernando Torres, Diego Forlan and Sergio Aguero. Now it is Radamel Falcaos turn. I do not know who is playing here next season, but I promise that Atlético will have a strong team, says Marin.
Radamel Falcao has so far made 28 goals in the Spanish league this season and contributed greatly to Atlético Madrid secured third place involving games in the Champions League next season. The club also won the Copa del Rey last week after beating Real Madrid in the final.