FC Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said his team was ready to face Manchester United in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-finals on Wednesday, speaking to the press in Manchester on Tuesday.
«It's a good moment because we have been waiting for this competition since we passed against Olympic, we want to face United in this stadium with this atmosphere, with everything that is at... Еще stake. But we are doing well, but they are two games and we want to play both games well,» Valverde said.
Valverde went on to compliment Man United, saying it was «a team with many more things than just stop plays.»
«We are not feeling pressure. We have been doing this for many years, the majority of players that are in this roster, many of them have had the luck to be able to win it more than once. We are very excited, we really want to be able to raise [the trophy] again,» Barca defender Gerard Pique said.
The winner of Wednesday's game will play either Porto or Liverpool in the Champions League semi-finals.