Zlatan Ibrahimovic could snub Premier League move for MLS switch

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic has suggested he would turn down a move to another European club once his contract with Paris Saint-Germain ends in order to play in America.

The 32-year-old has been in sensational form since swapping AC Milan for Paris in 2012, scoring 38 goals in 46 Ligue 1 appearances.

Recent reports suggest the likes of Chelsea and Manchester City could be interested in landing the Swedish superstar in the summer.

However the forward, who will look to lead his side to the World Cup finals when they go up against Portugal int he first leg of their European play-off this week, says his future lies not in the Premier League or anywhere else in Europe, but in MLS.

"In June, I didn't know if I would stay at PSG, but then I met with president Nasser Al-Khelaifi and he told me that I am the most important player for the PSG project," he said.

"You must take us to where we dream of going'. It was a nice thing to hear and then we made an agreement.

"I extended my contract for one more year and now I could not be happier than in Paris.

"Going to Paris a year ago [from AC Milan] was a risk, but I thought 'PSG is the future'. Now, I know that I did well.

The Daily Star claim both Chelsea and Manchester City were tracking Ibrahimovic over the summer, while he was once asked to complete a trial with Arsenal, an offer which he turned down.

He continued: "A future in the United States? I don't like to make too many plans, but one day, when my contract expires, I would like to play outside Europe, even if I don't know where."

The latest batch of reports suggest Chelsea have turned their attentions to landing Zlatan's Ligue 1 rival Radamel Falcao in order to solve their striker shortage.

Manchester City are well stocked in the forward department, with Sergio Aguero, Alvaro Negredo, Stevan Jovetic, and Edin Dzeko all on their books.

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