Liverpool transfer target & possible Benteke alternative ‘is not at home at PSG’ says Italian journalist (Video)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is open to a departure from Paris Saint-Germain this summer, with both Liverpool and AC Milan linked to his signature, according to a respected Italian journalist.

Speaking to MetroSports [via Le 10 Sport], Simone Rovera—a correspondent for Sky Sports Italia and for Tuttosport—has admitted that he doesn’t think that Zlatan feels at home at Paris, and would be keen to move to a club who could offer him greater stability.

The journalist has revealed that despite the reported interest from Liverpool, the Swedish international would be particularly open to the prospect of a return to Milan.

“He’d earn less, but Milan would offer him a three-year contract,” Rovera began, “that would be a guarantee for his future.

“I don’t have the impression that he truly feels at home in Paris,” he continued.

“At the club, the reality is not as golden as we are shown,” he continued, “his status has changed in the dressing.

“It would be more a personal choice than a sporting or an economic choice.”

Milan are understood to be keen on bringing the 33-year-old back to Lombardy [Daily Mail], while Liverpool have also been linked to the forward as Brendan Rodgers looks to bolster his offensive options [Liverpool Echo].

Inter Milan have also been linked to the forward, also according to the Mail.

The Reds have struggled to replace Luis Suarez, who left for Barcelona last summer, and the trio of Fabio Borini, Mario Balotelli and Rickie Lambert all failed to ignite during the 2014-15 season.

Liverpool had been linked with a move for Aston Villa’s Christian Benteke, but according to the Metro, they look set to lose out to rivals Manchester United for the Belgium international’s signature.

Brendan Rodgers may consider an unsettled Zlatan as a valuable alternative.

However, despite rumours linking him with a move away from the club, PSG coach Laurent Blanc has expressed his conviction that the veteran will see out the final year of his contract.

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“There was never any doubt [that Ibrahimovic would still be at the club],” the coach began, as reported by Le 10 Sport, “I don’t attach any importance to all of the rumours that are going round.

“For us it’s clear, Ibra will be a part of the 2015-16 squad.”

Zlatan arrived at PSG in 2012 as one of the most feared and high-profile hitmen in world football. Before moving to the French capital, he had won league titles in the Netherlands, Italy and Spain, before going on to win a further three with PSG.

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