Quotes for the Champions League draw: “Playing against the current best team on the continent”

While FC Bayern and Paris Saint-Germain pay each other respect before the direct encounter, Dortmund is looking forward to seeing Manchester City’s Ilkay Gündogan again. Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel also warns not to underestimate FC Porto.

Oliver Kahn (Board Member Bayern Munich): “The lot gave us an absolutely amazing opponent. Everyone knows what an offensive power they have, with players like Neymar or Mbappe who can decide a game at any time. But we have shown that we are at the moment are the best team in Europe, we have to be beaten first. “

Hasan Salihamidzic (Sports Director Bayern Munich): “Paris is very well occupied. They have top players, with Mbappe a striker who has everything and is very dangerous. We are challenged at the highest level. We want to go to the final.”

Hansi Flick (Bayern Munich coach): “They are tough opponents, but we have shown that we can play football.”

Manuel Neuer (Captain Bayern Munich): “This is of course a great team with great players, a great group. It will be a difficult task and two gigantic games.”

Mauricio Pochettino (Paris Saint-Germain coach): “We are currently playing against the best team on the continent. But we are optimistic. We have already eliminated Barcelona and one goal: the semi-finals.”

Sebastian Kehl (Head of Licensed Player Borussia Dortmund): “To be honest, I didn’t want two teams – one of them was ManCity because I see them as top favorites. It’s a tough one, a great deal. But seeing Ilkay again will be cool.”

Marco Reus (captain Borussia Dortmund): “First of all, I’m looking forward to seeing Ilkay again. We played together for years at BVB. It’s a difficult fate. But I don’t think we have to hide. We have shown often enough in the premier class what we are capable of. “

Ilkay Gündogan (Manchester City): “I’m really happy about our Champions League draw, even if it is a shame that there will be no reunion with the Yellow Wall. I am expecting a very difficult challenge in two hopefully top-class games.”

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