Lionel Messi reveals the one Premier League side he fears most of this season’s Champions League
Barcelona star Lionel Messi has conceded Manchester City is one of the two “most grounded teams” in the Champions League. According to Mirror
The current year’s opposition is nearing the finish of the gathering stage, with only one round of matches remaining.
Barcelona has booked their place in the draw for the last-16 which happens on December 11 and the Argentine hotshot has been looking long and hard at his eye over the greatest dangers to Barca’s expectations of getting a 6th European title.
“City is one of the most grounded groups right now, alongside PSG,” he said in a meeting with Spanish outlet Marca.
“They’ve been the two most grounded collaborates to this point, yet it’s a long season.
Barca’s local opponents Real Madrid will qualify out of Group H in second place subsequent to being pipped to top spot by Tottenham, yet Messi is very much aware of the danger that Zinedine Zidane’s men posture, as they go chasing for a third European Cup in succession.
“I never reject Real Madrid for what they have and their experience, despite the fact that now they aren’t getting the outcomes individuals anticipate. Bayern Munich, as well. They’re another enormous group that will be there toward the finish of the season, however, it’s actually that, today, City and PSG are the best.”
City has been relentless in this current season’s opposition, winning every one of the five amusements, scoring 13 objectives and yielding only three. They likewise sit best of the Premier League table, unbeaten and eight focuses clear of Manchester United.
Barca presently sits three points clear of Juventus in Group D, realizing that a draw or Juventus dropping focuses will be sufficient to secure the best spot in their group – and stay away from a potential conflict with Pep Guardiola’s side in the following round.