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Draxler says PSG is ready for United challenge

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 11: Players take part in a drill during a Paris Saint-Germain training session at Old Trafford on February 11, 2019 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)
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The German midfielder believes Paris Saint-Germain can do well in the UEFA Champions League Round of 16.

Paris Saint-Germain has trained at Old Trafford tonight, in order to prepare for the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 match against Manchester United tomorrow.

And for the French Ligue 1 current champions, the challenge is big, but they believe in themselves.

“We know that United have great players in midfield, with Pogba and Matic, it will be a key battle for the game,” midfielder Julian Draxler told the club’s official website.

“But we have quality players too and we’ll speak with the coach and we have players that can play in midfield. We expect Manchester United to play like they have played the last few games and attack.”

“But we also have a match to play tomorrow. I think it will be all or nothing… there will be some tactical play,” he continued.

“I sent [Edinson] Cavani a message just after the match, but we are all disappointed that he and Neymar and Meunier will be missing.”

“But we can’t talk about those players that are missing. We have players capable of doing the job and that’s what we’ll try and do,” he commented.

“We have been waiting for this match, and now it’s here we can’t wait for kick off. We are going to eat well and sleep well and give everything tomorrow.”

“I haven’t spoken with the coach yet and I don’t know if I will play or which position,” he said.

“I can play No.8, No.10, even No.6. But I’m not Neymar, but I can play that position and perhaps we’ll see after the game.”

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