Sweden's manager Erik Hamrén today confirmed that Zlatan will not play in the friendly game against Turkey on Friday. He will however play against Czech Republic next Tuesday.
"For some time I have been wondering what I can do to maintain his form to the summer (EURO). I can't influence how much he plays in Paris , but I've offered him to rest against Turkey", Sweden's manager Erik Hamrén says on Swedish FA's website and continues:
"Zlatan accepted that today, he will not play against Turkey. I think it's good for him and in the end it's good for the team as well."
"It's a way to try to maintain his superform to the EURO this summer", Hamrén says but explains Zlatan will play against Czech Republic nest week.
Source: Swedish FA.