Ibrahimovic headed for PSG
Paris Saint-Germain have signed AC Milan's Swedish international striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the French club's sporting director Leonardo told media on Tuesday.
The 30-year-old, who has previously played for among others Barcelona and Juventus - will be paid a reported €15million (18.4million USD) a year, which would make him the highest-paid player in Ligue 1, should he pass a medical on Wednesday morning.
"We've reached agreement, the deal is done: Zlatan Ibrahimovic is one of our players, he'll write history for Paris Saint-Germain," Leonardo was quoted as saying by Italian daily La Gazzetta dello Sport on their website.
The Brazilian was quoted by L'Equipe as rejoicing at attracting "a player of real calibre," and by Parisien as a player who is able to 'change everything'.
Ibrahimovic's pending arrival comes hot on the heels of AC Milan team-mate Thiago Silva. Young Italian defensive midfielder Marco Verratti also signed recently from newly-promoted Serie A side Pescara.
PSG - who will play in the UEFA Champions League next season after finishing second in the league last term - also purchased Argentine international Ezequiel Lavezzi from Napoli earlier this month.
Signing high profile players like Ibrahimovic will come as some relief to Leonardo who had seen earlier efforts to sign Brazilian striker Alexandre Pato (AC Milan), Argentinian Carlos Tevez (Manchester City) and another Argentinian Gonzalo Higuain (Real Madrid) come to nothing.