Liverpool’s boss Jurgen Klopp has issued a warning to Paris St-Germain in his recent press conference saying: “You are good, but you have not played anyone like us yet.”
The Parisians boast a deadly trio of Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani, but Klopp claims he can’t swap his trio for any other in football.
Furthermore, the Reds boss reminded his compatriot Tuchel that Anfield on a European night is a challenge incomparable to the yearly procession to the French title.
“I can’t prepare a team to face Paris St-Germain without showing them the strengths of Paris,” said Klopp.
“But, on the other side, it’s quite difficult to prepare because they have never played against us. Us playing against them will look different to what they have faced so far this season – that’s the truth.
“I watched Paris. I watched them last year, and I watched them this year, and it is impressive.
“They are good, really good, not only for Paris, but Kylian Mbappe, come on, what a World Cup he played. And Neymar we all know about his quality. [Angel] Di Maria, maybe he didn’t have the best time at Man United, but all the rest of his career was outstanding. Cavani, a proper goal-getter.
“In the preparation, I have to make sure we know about it. I know we are quite good, and respecting them without getting afraid of them – but respecting them, we have to.
“Do I have to compare them? I love my players, all of them, so I don’t want to change anything. I wouldn’t change them.”