Ibrahimovic Unfit for Barca


Paris St-Germain will be without striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic when they host Barcelona on Tuesday.

The 32-year-old Swede, who has scored seven goals in seven matches this season, has missed PSG’s last two league matches with a heel injury.

“Several tests conducted on the injured left heel of Zlatan Ibrahimovic is negative,” read a PSG statement.

PSG opened their Group F campaign with a 1-1 draw against Ajax, while Barcelona edged Apoel Nicosia 1-0.

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The French Ligue 1 champions are unbeaten in nine matches in all competitions this season, though have drawn six of those matches.

Ibrahimovic Out of PSG Clash With Former Club Barca. Image: Getty.
Ibrahimovic Out of PSG Clash With Former Club Barca. Image: Getty.
Barcelona have had a better start to their respective Spanish La Liga campaign, scoring 17 goals and conceding none in six matches. They have dropped points only once as they lead the Spanish league table in early days.

Barca midfielder Andres Iniesta could make his 100th Champions League appearance in Paris.

Ibrahimovic featured for Barcelona between 2009-2011 before leaving for AC Milan from where he eventually joined PSG. The game will nonetheless mark a reunion between Barca boss Luis Enrique and PSG boss Laurent Blanc. The pair played 33 games together in Barca colours during the 1996-97 season.

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