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The Uruguay international is looking forward to hooking up with the Sweden striker in Ligue 1, despite rumours suggesting he could be set for a move to Real Madrid

New Paris Saint-Germain signing Edinson Cavani has insisted he is looking forward to linking up with Zlatan Ibrahimovic this season following the completion of his €63 million (£54.7m) transfer.

Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis claimed that the Sweden international was not eager to play alongside the Uruguay striker and would seek a move away from the club this summer.

However, the Uruguay striker, who inked a five-year deal on Tuesday, claims that he is excited about playing alongside his star team-mate, as well as competing with the Swede and Monaco's Radamel Falcao to be the best goalscorer in France.

"I know that Ibra's a world champion, it'll be a pleasure to play alongside him," the 26-year-old told reporters. "It's very good that he's with us. I hope to be able to form a good partnership with him.

"It's going to be hard [to be Ligue 1's top scorer next season] because we are three big strikers and our ambition is to score for the team.

"It will be very tight but very attractive to watch. I look forward to the competition. Hopefully we will be in good form and bring a lot of goals to Ligue 1.

"This project is very rich, very motivating, very ambitious. Honestly, I am a player who always wants to win. For me this is a club where many would like to play.

"PSG are among the best in the world and are one of the teams that can fight for the Champions League. That's why I made this decision."

Parisiens president Nasser Al-Khelaifi also expressed a desire to see his two star strikers line up alongside each other but admitted that whether they play together frequently is up to new boss Laurent Blanc.

"We bought Cavani to play with Zlatan, but the final decision rests with the coach," he said.