Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini has accused Zlatan Ibrahimovic of sabotaging Javier Pastore’s PSG career because “he is jealous.”
Pastore was sold to Paris Saint-Germain by Palermo in August 2011 for €43m, but is struggling for form recently.
“Ibrahimovic is jealous of Pastore,” Zamparini told French magazine So Foot.
“He wants to be the King of the team. Ibra’s qualities cannot be debated, but he always manages to destroy the locker room atmosphere. He did it at Juventus and Inter, now he’s ruining Pastore for PSG.
“Carlo Ancelotti cannot keep playing Pastore for only 15-20 minutes. His mistake is that he sticks too closely to the tactical system and won’t leave the player free to develop is football.
“Pastore needs to be free and he has to play, otherwise they may as well sell him.”