Zlatan Ibrahimovic won't be risked by PSG ahead of Euro 2016 - Blanc
Paris Saint-Germain manager Laurent Blanc has said that he will take no risks with Sweden captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic's fitness ahead of Euro 2016.
Ibrahimovic, 34, scored his 36th goal in Ligue 1 this season before being taken off with 19 minutes to play in the French champions' 1-1 draw at Bordeaux on Wednesday.
After the game Blanc revealed that the striker had asked to be withdrawn.
"He has a little pain in his calf that's quite persistent," Blanc told reporters. "So he preferred to stop. Physically it's taking its toll a little.
"He's going to do everything to be on the pitch but there are important deadlines to come, in particular the Euros.
"So neither we nor he are going to take the slightest risk."
Ibrahimovic would have wanted to play in PSG's final league match at home to Nantes on Saturday since he is now only one strike behind Carlos Bianchi's club record of 37 goals in a league campaign.
PSG's last game of the season is the Coupe de France final against their arch rivals Marseille on May 21, when Blanc's side will attempt to complete a clean sweep of domestic trophies for the second year running.
Ibrahimovic was the standout name in Sweden's 23-man squad for Euro 2016, which was announced on Wednesday and features six players who won the European Under-21 Championship last summer.
Mark covers European football for ESPN FC. Twitter: @mrodden