Michael Owen believes Zlatan Ibrahimovic would suit Arsenal

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Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic would enjoy playing for Arsenal in Premier League, according to Michael Owen.

Michael Owen has told BT Sport he believes Paris Saint-Germain forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic would be a good fit for Arsenal.

The eccentric Swedish international is expected to depart the Parc des Princes at the end of the campaign when his current contract comes to an end and has openly admitted he is interested by a possible move to the Premier League.

Speaking at a press conference whilst on international duty in March, Ibrahimovic told reporters: "There is interest, yes. There is. I can confirm. I think it's the most high-profile league in the world. The league makes the most headlines.

"But when all the cards are on the table, that's when I'll decide what I want.

"It's like a marriage. Both sides need to be happy."

At 34 years old, Ibrahimovic is entering the twilight years of his playing career but remains one of the most lethal attackers in world football.

He became PSG’s highest-ever goalscorer in 2015, overtaking club legend Pauleta, and continues to score at a prolific rate having netted 30 goals in 26 Ligue 1 appearances this term.

With his next team yet unconfirmed for the 2016-17 campaign, former Liverpool striker Owen feels Ibrahimovic’s domineering presence would see him well suited in the English top-flight.

“You’d think certainly with the size of him, you’d think he would be able to cope with the physicality,” the former England international said to BT Sport.

“For some reason I can just envisage him in the Arsenal team.

“He’s exactly what they need - a big name forward. The fans have been calling it for ages.

“He’ll probably love London, love the Premier League. I think he’ll end up in England.”

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