Real Madrid president Perez congratulates Barcelona on Ibrahimovic deal

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has congratulated Barcelona over their capture of Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has congratulated Barcelona over their capture of Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Despite criticism from Barca counterpart Joan Laporta over Real's mega spending, Perez said: "We are pleased if Spain can get great players from other leagues. And Ibrahimovic is one of them.

"It's a good thing for the Liga that the Swedish arrives as the best in the world are here.

"I have to compliment Laporta."