Juventus meet Tottenham Hotspur In the Champions League, Nedved did not take for granted
Juventus vice-president Pavel Nedved told Tuttomercatoweb that facing Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League would be as tough as against other England teams.
The former Czech Republic national team player answered the question as to whether Juventus were fortunate to avoid the Manchester club in the last 16 of the Champions League. And he responded by saying disagree with the assumption.
He also said that Tottenham Hotspur star striker Harry Kane is a player who will really scare him when the two teams meet in February.
Nedved said: “I personally put Tottenham on the same level as other England teams, from Manchester and Liverpool. It is difficult to choose a specific opponent. ”
“Tottenham has the potential of a very dangerous attack. We have to be careful, what I fear most is the main attacker Harry Kane, but we do not have to think of individuals. They have a coach that focuses heavily on collective games, “he added.
Pochettino enthusiastic opponents Juventus
Spurs occupy the top position of the Champions League group by beating other big teams like Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund. The provision certainly will not make Spurs into an inferior team despite facing a more experienced Juventus.
Manager Mauricio Pochettino said: “It’s fantastic because my family is from Italy, from Turin, amazing. My surname comes from Italy. This is the city and club I’ve always wanted to go to, and now fantastic sense can go to Turin to play against Juventus. ”
He added: ‘It’s important to be competitive and we show that we can do it. We have shown that we can face the pressure of the Champions League. It will be a different game with Real Madrid and it is great for me to face Juventus. ”
Harry Kane added: “This is the Champions League. We all watched the lottery together at the gym and this is very exciting for us. This is the first time for us to play in this competition stage. To go far, we have to beat the best and we have done that in the group stage, now this is the next step. “(Source: Sports Illustrated, Tuttomercatoweb)