Milan are set to meet PSG in a key Champions League fixture tonight, but Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s potential return to Milanello has overshadowed the Rossoneri’s game in Italian media.

The Swede has been in talks with Milan owner Gerry Cardinale for a few weeks and his return to the club’s sporting area seems imminent.

It is such a big talking point in Itay that even Milan’s upcoming Champions League fixture against PSG has been overshadowed by the former Rossoneri striker.

Italian newspapers and TVs have been covering Ibra’s potential return widely and even questions for Milan CEO Giorgio Furlani hours before the game were all related to the possible return of the ex-striker.

Nevertheless, Stefano Pioli’s men have different priorities as they have yet to win or score in this season’s editions of the Champions League.

They sit at the rock bottom of Grop F with just two points in three games. Qualification hopes are still alive as Newcastle and Borussia Dortmund have four points each, while PSG have collected six so far. Beating the Ligue 1 giants at San Siro tonight would be crucial to continue pursuing a spot in the Round of 16.

Pioli is expected to start Tijjani Reijnders as a deep-lying playmaker tonight, while Theo Hernandez and Christian Pulisic will return to action after missing Saturday’s 1-0 loss to Udinese, but Pioli’s tactical choices have not been as debated as Ibrahimovic’s potential return just hours before tonight’s kick-off.

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