Emery: I know Barcelona well

Paris Saint-Germain manager Unai Emery believes he has a good understanding of Barcelona, ahead of the club’s clash with the Spanish giants in the UEFA Champions League.

PSG drew the Luis Enrique-coached outfit in the Round of 16 and will play Blaugrana on 14 February at Parc des Princes in the first leg.

The French champions last faced Barcelona in the 2014/15 edition of the tournament where they were beaten 5-1 over two legs in the quarter-finals.

Nonetheless, Emery takes the view that his side will be ready for the contest.

He told the club's official website: "Barcelona are familiar adversaries here. Paris have a lot of experience playing Barcelona. My staff and I know them well too.

"It will be a huge Round of 16 match with a lot of motivation and drive. We will prepare well for these two huge matches. Both sides are in with a chance. I'm very happy because, given Paris Saint-Germain's ambitions, Barcelona is a great club to be drawn against."

The Catalan giants are widely regarded as the favourites to win the competition, and will no doubt pose a major threat to the team from France's capital.

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