Injured Ibrahimovic ruled out of PSG's season opener

PARIS:  Zlatan Ibrahimovic will miss Paris St Germain's Ligue 1 season opener at Lille on Friday because of a knee injury.

PSG said on their website ( on Tuesday that the Sweden striker picked up the injury during the team's 2-0 win against Olympique Lyonnais in the Champions' Trophy last Saturday.

"(Further checks) showed a sprained ligament in his right knee," the club said.

PSG kick off this season's Ligue 1 at Lille on Friday at 1830 GMT.