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'Ibra' has insisted he doesn't want to be compared to the man he replaced at Camp Nou...

This summer's Zlatan Ibrahimovic transfer saga received more column inches than a presidential election, and one of the main talking points was whether Barcelona or Inter had got the better deal.

Samuel Eto'o joined the Nerazzurri as part of the transfer, and Ibrahimovic has played down the idea that they both bring the same game onto the pitch.

"I don't compare myself with him," the Swede is quoted as saying by Sport.

"He did a great job at Barca and has a lot of quality. We have a different style, and it is a new challenge [for me]."

The 27-year-old knows a thing or two about winning titles, having won the league in both the Netherlands and Italy, and suggested that it might not be Real Madrid's year this time.

"To win, it is necessary to build a team. This can't be done in 24 hours, or a week, or a month - it takes time," he mused.

Finally, the former Inter striker jokingly wondered why Blaugrana coach Pep Guardiola was still holding the reigns after his side swept all before them last year to win the treble.

"If I had won everything in my first year as a coach, I would have left. There is nothing more to do!" Ibrahimovic grinned.

Anthony Wright, Goal.com

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