Zlatan Ibrahimovic wants Malmo fans to sing his name

Zlatan Ibrahimovic
PSG forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic has made 111 appearances for Sweden

Paris St-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he wants fans of his hometown club Malmo to sing his name when he returns there for a Champions League clash on Wednesday.

"A perfect scenario is that we win, I score three goals and everyone chants my name after the match," he said.

Ibrahimovic, 34, was born in Malmo and played for the club between 1999 and 2001.

PSG need a win to secure qualification from Group A.

Ibrahimovic has never before returned to Malmo to play a competitive game with a club side and, with tickets scarce, he arranged for the game to be shown on a big screen in the city's main square, Stortorget.

"When the draw was made, I called Malmo FF directly and said 'Book Stortorget,'" he said.

"It took a while, but then they called back and said it was booked. I want everyone to have a chance to see the game."

PSG are currently in second place in the group on seven points, three points behind Real Madrid, while Malmo, on three points, must win to keep their slim qualification hopes alive.