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‘PSG will have to be at our maximum’ – Julian Draxler

Mon 13 September 2021 | 20:13

Julian Draxler has said Paris Saint-Germain must be at their maximum in the Champions League as it is a very difficult competition.

Paris Saint-Germain

are set to start their UEFA Champions League campaign with a victory against

Club Brugge

on Tuesday.

The signings of

Gianluigi Donnarumma

,

Messi

,

Sergio Ramos

,

Georginio Wijnaldum

, and

Achraf Hakimi

-- added to their stacked squad that includes

Neymar

and

Kylian Mbappé

-- mean PSG will undoubtedly be the favorites to lift this season's Champions League.

Ahead of their first group stage match against Club Brugge,

Julian Draxler

spoke to

PSG’s official website

about the upcoming competition.

“It’s a very difficult competition. We are going to face teams that we have already played in previous years, but each time we start from scratch. We will do everything to get out of the pool, I know it will be tough, but we all have a dream here at the club, and we can’t wait to start the competition,”

Draxler said

.

Draxler also talked about how the squad is preparing for their match against Brugge.

“It’s the Champions League; there are only difficult matches to play. Bruges is like that too; it’s a team that plays good football. We are going to prepare well, analyze this team because they are not there by chance. All the teams involved in this competition deserve to play it. We will have to be at our maximum, as always,”

Draxler said.


source: SportMob