Zlatan Ibrahimovic hopes PSG and Malmo fans sing his name
Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he hopes fans of both teams will be singing his name on his return to Malmo.
PSG take on Malmo in the Champions League on Wednesday night knowing that victory in Sweden will see them qualify from Group A with one match to spare.
The game will be a special one for Ibrahimovic, 34, who grew up in Malmo and started his professional career there.
"The perfect scenario is that we win, I score three goals and everyone chants my name after the match," he told a prematch news conference on Tuesday.
The Sweden international's return is big news in his homeland. Ibrahimovic anticipated demand himself by booking the main square in Malmo so that ticketless fans could watch the game on a big screen.
Ibrahimovic said: "When I realised that we were going to play against Malmo, I said to myself, 'I'm going to rent the main square.'
"I really wanted everyone to be able to see the match so that it would be a big festival and a great memory for all of us."
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Meanwhile, PSG have announced increased security measures for their home game against Troyes in Ligue 1 on Saturday.
Gates at the Parc des Princes will open at 3 p.m. local time, two hours before kick-off, and fans will be required to have ID with them in order to gain entry to the ground.
People carrying bags will not be allowed access and there will also be a wider security perimeter outside the stadium.
In another change to the normal procedure, the players will not enter the Parc des Princes via a red carpet.
The club have announced the measures in light of the Nov. 13 terror attacks in Paris during which 130 people were killed.