PSG vs Bayern Munich 09/27/2017 UEFA Champions League Preview & Pick

Sheri Evans
September 27, 2017

Now that PSG has transformed into a team of mega stars, the French league club is the favorite ahead of Wednesday's Champions League game at the Parc des Princes.

"Many of our players are capable [of taking penalties]", Emery told journalists at a prematch news conference. With Blaise Matuidi leaving for Juventus, the Saints are somewhat short of options in the middle of the park, and they also lack a proper back-up to Edinson Cavani, although they do have quite a few quality footballers who could act as forwards if necessary. Then I came here, and we made a big step forward to be able to compete with the best.

Ancelotti was asked about his opinion regarding players using transfer rumours to get improved contracts at their current club and the coach replied: "I don't like these things, these behaviours".

'Of course, that is an attack with world-class players, we have to control that, but we have more experience, ' countered Rummenigge.

"The other teams can see that we mean business".

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Neymar, the world's most expensive footballer, missed PSG's 0-0 draw at Montpellier on Saturday as the team dropped their first points of the season in Ligue 1.

Neuer is set for a prolonged spell on the sidelines after suffering a third foot fracture in six months and undergoing surgery. There is a real competition between PSG and the big teams.

The Italian was excited about playing against his former club and feels that the club has changed a lot since he left in 2013.

Midfield maestro: Verratti, who will be looking to control PSG's midfield on Wednesday, credits Ancelotti for his rise. "It's the result of five years of work".

Bayern and PSG have won their opening games in Group B and will be meeting for the first time in 17 years. The Parisian side have smashed the World transfer record to buy Barcelona's second best player Neymar, the club paid over €200million to bring the Brazilian to Paris and to be fair he has been sensational since his debut.

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