Zlatan Ibrahimovic to miss PSG's Champions League Match Against APOEL

Updated: 05 November 2014 10:56 IST

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is recovering from a heel injury that has now seen him sidelined for more than 10 weeks this season.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic to miss PSG's Champions League Match Against APOEL
File Photo: Paris Saint-Germain's midfielder Zlatan Ibrahimovic (L) celebrates with his teammate Edinson Cavani after scoring during the French L1 match vs Stade de Reims. © AFP

Paris:

Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will miss Paris Saint-Germain's Champions League match against APOEL on Wednesday with the nagging heel injury that has now seen him sidelined for more than 10 weeks this season.

PSG coach Laurent Blanc said the Swede was "not far away, but he's missing something".

"It's an injury that is not muscular, so he has had to work it a lot," Blanc said.

"He's lacking competition and has lost contact with the ball, but physically he's not lost much."

Blanc, with one eye on Sunday's Ligue 1 match against Marseille, added: "If that damn pain went away, he could be very competitive very quickly."

Quizzed on Ibrahimovic's call-up by Sweden for matches on November 15 and 18 against Montenegro and France, Blanc replied: "It doesn't surprise me.

"When you have a chance of getting a guy like that back, you try your arm."

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