The UEFA Champions League will witness a mouthwatering clash at the group stage when Barcelona play Juventus in group G and that has left vice-president Pavel Nedved excited.
The Old Lady were paired against Barcelona, Dynamo Kiev and Ferencvaros but all eyes will be on the pulsating match-up between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
“It’ll be a huge clash with Barcelona and a fascinating encounter, because it allows what in my view are still today the two best players in the world – Ronaldo and Messi – to face off against each other,” vice-president Nedved told the club website.
“Along with that, we are also seeing Miralem Pjanic and Arthur meeting, so that is another match within the match.”
Nedved acknowledges that the Bianconeri will not have it easy agsint Dynamo Kiev and Ferencvaros in Ukraine and Hungary respectively.
“Dynamo Kiev are a very solid team with an experienced coach like Mircea Lucescu, who made history at Shakhtar Donetsk. If our fixture in Ukraine were to be in the winter, that would make it even more difficult,” continued Nedved.
“The Hungarians are something of an unknown quantity, not the usual opponents we see in the Champions League. Knowing Hungarian football, they will no doubt have a great deal of talent.
“We must keep our eyes out and be fully concentrated in every single game. It’s the Champions League, which means any team can cause problems.”