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PSG midfielder Verratti: What it's like to play with Ibrahimovic...

PSG midfielder Marco Verratti isn't surprised by Zlatan Ibrahimovic's impact at Manchester United.

The pair are good friends and Verratti was famously in tears at Ibra's farewell ceremony at the end of last season.

Verratti told Telegraph: "Zlatan was a player who was very important for the club and he has done a lot to build up PSG worldwide and if we won a lot, we should thank him.

"Ibrahimovic's debut? I'm not surprised at all. He is Ibra. He deserves a start like that. You can see he is very focused. He is a great player and I think he will continue to do very well.

"When I played with Ibrahimovic, we talked a lot. We both wanted to win. The best thing was to watch him train. He really wanted it and when he was off the field, he did not smile much. He has a winning mentality."

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