Edinson Cavani (right) says he had no problem with Zlatan Ibrahimovic during their time at PSG
Cavani, 29, was close to quitting PSG last summer for either Italy or the Premier League.
Arsenal were said to be interested in the striker, while Napoli had been linked after making £75million from the sale of Gonzalo Higuain to Juventus.
Cavani took up a role as centre-forward in the wake of Ibrahimovic leaving the club to join Manchester United on a free transfer.
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And the Uruguay international Ibrahimovic's transfer bore no effect on his decision to remain in Paris.
"He has nothing to do with the decision, and anyway, we won together. We were not at odds but I need my space there up front," Cavani told Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport.
"There was a chance to return to Italy.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic joined Manchester United on a free transfer from PSG last summer
Edinson Cavani has excelled as PSG's lead striker this season
"In football sometimes things happen that are outside of your control, leading the club to make decisions.
"Last year I did not play further forward, as I love to do. Instead I played more on the outside.
"That is why I was considering the idea of returning to Serie A. But in the end I decided to stay at PSG."
Cavani has scored 24 goals in 25 games for PSG this season – but the club remain three points off Ligue 1 leaders Monaco in the race for the French title