Ibrahimovic would snub England

Barcelona striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic appears to have ruled out a summer move to the Premier League.

Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester City have all been linked with moves for the Sweden international.

Barca's £35million capture of Spain striker David Villa from Valencia last week is believed to have pushed Ibrahimovic further down the pecking order at the Camp Nou.

The 28-year-old striker, who only joined the Spanish champions himself from Internazionale in a £45million transfer in July 2009, regularly found himself on the bench during the second half of a debut season in Spain where he scored just 16 goals.

However, Ibrahimovic claims he is not considering a summer move to England.

"England doesn't feel close," he told a Swedish magazine. "I don't like rain."

Arsenal were believed to be the favourites to sign the striker as part of any swap deal involving unsettled skipper Cesc Fabregas.

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