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Stamford Bridge side ready to make the most of seemingly trivial issue that has irked Parc des Princes star.
Sulking Ibrahimovic puts Chelsea and City on alert after striker fails to turn up for training at PSG following row over parking
Paris Saint-Germain’s enigmatic striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was absent from training yesterday.
With PSG set to face table-topping Lyon on Sunday evening, supporters will undoubtedly have been concerned to see their maverick forward missing from the team’s collective training session at Camp des Loges yesterday morning.
And his absence from the group training session may also have been a point of concern for the Club’s President Nasser Al-Khelafi, who was in attendance observing the team’s preparations ahead of Sunday’s crucial game.
A club spokesman told French paper L’Equipe that Ibrahimovic was following an adapted, personal regime and doing his own work in the gym.
According to reports in France, the pony-tailed star was left enraged last month by PSG staff after he was refused permission to park in the club’s car park which is reserved for technical staff.
As a response to the refusal by the on-duty car-park wardens, the Swede instead decided to park his car at the entrance to the technical staff car park, therefore blocking all other vehicles from entering and leaving the complex.
Chelsea are believed to be doing everything possible to secure Atletico Madrid striker Falcao in the January transfer window, but Roman Abramovich may be interested in pursuing Ibrahimovic should his attempts to secure Falcao falter.
SOURCE: Daily Mail
Is a row over parking really likely to spark a possible departure from the Parc des Princes for Zlatan Ibrahimovic? Whilst the idea seems laughable one would imagine if one player was capable of holding that type of grudge then it would be the Swede, who is notorious for his eccentric diva-like attitude.
Chelsea would of course be more than happy to welcome the in-form forward to beef up their somewhat threadbare attack and Roman Abramovich would probably offer the 31 year old a parking lot all of his own, but such talk is perhaps wishful thinking to say the least.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been in fine form since moving to PSG, netting 17 goals to help Carlo Ancelotti’s side to the top of Ligue 1.
The Blues are sure to be looking to strengthen their squad in the January transfer window and seemingly have their eyes on a number of targets but any move to bring in the former Barcelona and AC Milan man are surely doomed to failure.
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