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Ibrahimovic fears stars will quit PSG

May 22, 2013
By Ian Holyman, France Correspondent

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has warned Paris Saint-Germain the club faces a mass exodus this summer if coach Carlo Ancelotti leaves.

Carlo Ancelotti Zlatan Ibrahimovic PSG training
APZlatan Ibrahimovic talks tactics with Carlo Ancelotti during a PSG training session

Ancelotti announced at the weekend that he had asked to be freed from the remaining year of his contract at the Parc des Princes, a request club president Nasser Al-Khelaifi and sporting director Leonardo, 43, are still considering.

Leonardo has insisted neither "Ibrahimovic nor Thiago Silva" would leave the Ligue 1 champions in the wake of an Ancelotti departure, but the Swedish striker told beIN Sport the squad will be decimated if the Italian, who is tipped to join Real Madrid, does go.

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The former Juventus, Inter and AC Milan striker did not specify who would leave the French capital nor whether or not he would be among their number.