Date: 13th September 2016 at 3:02am
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Francis Coquelin and Hector Bellerin have both been speaking ahead of the Champions League game against Pari Saint-Germain this week.

Beginning with Bellerin, as he spoke to the Official Site in his own pre game press interviews, he picked out midfielder Marco Veratti as being their little ‘magician’ on the pitch, so he was looking forward to hopefully having his own battle with him.

‘I think you have one key player in each line. I`d say if you start at the back you have Kevin Trapp or Alphonse Areola, and at the back there is Thiago Silva, the captain and he is the main man at the back. In the middle, it is difficult because you have Thiago Motta or Marco Veratti who are two really important players because they can break the lines and move the ball – especially Motta.’

He added.

‘Veratti is the little magician with the ball, so this middle is a strong middle. Up front you have so much quality, but obviously Edinson Cavani is now the main striker, so we will have to be careful with him.’

As for Bellerin, he was quick to point out that even though PSG losing Zlatan Ibrahimovic this summer is a bonus for us in terms of this game, he’s not the only quality player they have in their ranks, so we certainly can’t be complacent going into the game.

‘I think that, as a club, they have loads of good players. I don’t think it affects them at all. They have really strong front three at the moment, and anyone they play up front will be dangerous. We will face it as we would have done if he was playing. The team are up for it.’

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