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Thursday, July 19, 2012

Ibrahimovic to leave Milan for PSG

AP

MILAN, Italy — AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has reached a deal to join Paris Saint-Germain and was set to be unveiled as the big-spending French club's latest star on Wednesday.

Ibrahimovic's agent, Mino Raiola, has been in talks with PSG for several days and said Tuesday he has finally reached an agreement.

Raiola told Swedish news agency TT that "it's a deal. I can confirm that."

Reports said Ibrahimovic flew to Paris and was set to have a medical exam on Wednesday morning. PSG called a news conference for 3 p.m. local time Wednesday.

"We have reached an agreement with Ibrahimovic and his agent," PSG sporting director Leonardo said. "He will have his medical and then we hope everything will go well with signing the contract.

"It's a great year for Paris Saint-Germain. It's an enormous thing to attract a player of this caliber. It's true that he is a player who can change everything."



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