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Zlatan Ibrahimovic

32-Year-Old Forward     Paris Saint-Germain  Ligue 1


STATUS:  Out   INJURY:  Back    EST. RETURN:  Unknown
Birthdate:  October 3, 1981    Birthplace:  Malmö Municipality, Sweden
Nationality:  Sweden    Height:  6' 3"    Weight:  185 lbs    

August 21, 2014    Zlatan Ibrahimovic News

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Ibrahimovic will be sidelined for at least six weeks due to a left oblique injury during PSG's Ligue 1 opener against Bastia on Saturday, reports.

This is a huge blow for fantasy owners who were looking at Ibrahimovic as another big source of goals this season after leading Ligue 1 in the category in back-to-back seasons. Edinson Cavani will likely be moved into the middle while Ibrahimovic is sidelined.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

August 16, 2014

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Ibrahimovic suffered a back injury during Paris Saint-Germain's 2-0 win over Bastia on Saturday, and he had to be replaced just 16 minutes into the match, the Associated Press reports.

Ibrahimovic will undergo a scan to determine the severity of the injury, but it was obviously bad enough that he had to be removed from the game. It's a giant hit for PSG and fantasy owners, as Ibrahimovic was a popular choice to lead Ligue 1 in scoring yet again.

August 9, 2014

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Ibrahimovic scored twice, but missed a penalty, during Paris Saint-Germain's 2-2 draw with Reims on Friday.

Ibrahimovic was his regularly active self in the Ligue 1 opener, taking seven shots, with four landing on goal. Edinson Cavani started on the wing, but he has been linked to a number of different clubs this summer and if he is on the move, Ibrahimovic will have an even greater scoring load than he already has.

May 25, 2014

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Ibrahimovic led Ligue 1 in scoring for the second straight campaign, finishing with 26 goals and 11 assists in 33 appearances for French champions Paris Saint-Germain this season.

Ibrahimovic was simply in a class of his own this season, outscoring his next closest competitor by 10 goals. The towering Swede notched seven multi-goal games, including two hat-tricks, and also bagged 10 goals in eight Champions League appearances to boot. Additionally, Ibrahimovic ranked second in Ligue 1 with 11 assists, evidencing the 32-year-old's well-rounded game. Even though PSG added star striker Edinson Cavani last summer, Ibrahimovic undoubtedbly maintained his title of France's top fantasy player this season.

April 3, 2014

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Ibrahmimovic will miss at least the next four weeks due to the hamstring injury he suffered in Wednesday's Champions League match against Chelsea, ESPN FC reports.

While PSG have a commanding lead for the Ligue 1 title, Ibrahimovic's absence is a huge blow for their Champions League ambitions. They are up 3-1 on aggregate heading into the second leg against Chelsea in London next week.

April 2, 2014

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Ibrahimovic suffered a hamstring injury during Wednesday's Champions League match against Chelsea, according to ESPN FC

This could be a huge blow to PSG's chances of advancing to the semifinal round, as the second leg is only six days away. He appeared to have strained the hamstring on a lunge near midfield, taking two steps before falling to the ground.

March 9, 2014

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Ibrahimovic scored a sixth minute goal and assisted another in PSG's 3-0 win over Bastia on Saturday.

Ibrahimovic took little time to get going Saturday and incredibly leads Ligue 1 in goals (23) and assists (11) this season. The Swede is comfortably the best fantasy option in France, although next weekend's match against Saint Etienne should prove to be more challenging.

February 23, 2014

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Ibrahimovic netted three goals in PSG's 4-2 win over Toulouse on Sunday.

Ibrahimovic has been nothing short of spectacular this season, as his statistics currently show 22 goals and nine assists in 25 Ligue 1 matches to date. The Swede has already scored 32 times across all competitions for PSG, which puts him two goals shy of a career-high for one season. Even at 32-years-old, Ibrahimovic remains one of the world's very best strikers.