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Ibrahimovic signs new 12m pound PSG deal, ends Man City's hopes

September 20, 2013 16:34 IST

French club Paris Saint-Germain's star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has signed a new 12 million-pound contract at the club.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic of PSGThis move has practically ended growing interest from Premiership club ManchesterCity. According to reports, Ibrahimovic, who fired PSG to the Ligue 1 title last season, has been strongly linked with City the last few months.

It's learnt that PSG have offered him a one-year extension to his current deal that would tie him to the French side until 2016, while he will also be handed a large wage increase.

The 31-year-old earns around 210,000 pounds-a-week at present, but that will be raised to 250,000 pounds.

Ibrahimovic, who nearly joined Arsenal as a 16-year-old, has previously admitted his desire to play in England, but he looks all but certain to now play out his career with PSG. 

Image: Zlatan Ibrahimovic of PSG 

Photograph: Martin Rose/Getty Images