Nacho Monreal has revealed why it is so tough to play against teams managed by Unai Emery.
The defender played against Emery's Almeria and Valencia sides during his time in La Liga, and is very familiar with how the Paris Saint-Germain manager likes his teams to play ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League opener.
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“PSG are a great team,” Monreal told Arsenal Player. “They’ve won many French domestic titles over the last few years and they keep on improving as the seasons go by. They are targeting a Champions League title and they are getting closer to their goal.
"Unai Emery is very well known by our Spanish players and we are aware of how dangerous his teams are"
“Playing against them will definitely help us know our real level. On the other hand, PSG’s manager Unai Emery is very well known by our Spanish players and we are aware of how dangerous his teams are.
“He usually builds strong teams, capable of pressing really intensely or good with ball possession. Our fixture against PSG is going to be a great test for both clubs, but we also have a great squad and I am expecting a great game against them.
“I think that we are really difficult to beat if we play 100 per cent showing the right mentality. If we put our best football into practice we will have many chances of winning the game. That said, we are aware that getting the three points in our first fixture in Paris is going to be hard, but we will do our best.”
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