Sweden prolific striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been named in the country’s provisional squad for the Olympics in Rio.
The PSG great is currently representing his country at the Euros and is expected to decide on the Olympics soon.
Sweden Under-21 coach Hakan Ericson is hopeful Ibrahimovic will participate in Rio, but acknowledged the lack of time following the European Championships could be a pitfall.
“He has said he wants to wait to make his decision until after the European Championships,” Ericson, who is taking charge of the Olympics squad, said.
“There is a little gap and I want to keep it open because it would be fantastic, although my hopes are not huge. But we have hope.”
Ibrahimovic is one of seven over-23 players, only three of which will be eligible for the Games, named in Sweden’s preliminary squad, which will be cut to 18 players.