Ligue 1 - Ibrahimovic returns to Sweden following death of brother - reports

Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has returned to Sweden following the death of his brother after a long illness, reports claim.

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Bildtext:VALENCIA, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 12: Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Paris Saint-Germain arrives prior to the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 match between Valencia CF and Paris St Germain at Estadi de Mestalla on February 12, 2013 in Valencia, Spain. (Photo b

The Swedish star, 32, missed the Champions League quarter-final second leg with Chelsea in midweek due to a thigh injury.

Respected French newspaper L'Equipe and Italian daily Gazzetta dello Sport reported that he returned to his homeland with his wife and children following the passing of his brother.

It is not known when Ibrahimovic will return to Paris.

PSG lost 2-0 at Chelsea to exit the Champions League on away goals, but the Ligue 1 leaders are seven points clear of second-placed Monaco.

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