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The Uruguayan has praised the qualities of his Paris Saint-Germain teammate and says he feels happy playing alongside the Sweden star.

Paris Saint-Germain attacker Edinson Cavani claims opposition players are scared of teammate Zlatan Ibrahimovic's form this season.

The Sweden star netted 23 goals in the first half of the campaign in all competitions as PSG romped through to the knockout phase of the Champions League, while establishing itself at the top of the Ligue 1 table.

Cavani - who himself has struck 18 times in his debut season with les Parisiens - has paid tribute to Ibrahimovic's all-round impact on the pitch, and says he is now happy in his role alongside his teammate.

"I feel good next to Zlatan," he told Le Figaro. "He is a high-class player, who opens up space and gets you into excellent positions.

"He scares plenty of opponents with his playing style and because he can score at any time."

PSG - which was beaten 1-0 by Real Madrid in a friendly match on Thursday - plays against Brest in the Coupe de France on Sunday.

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