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PSG Prodigy Mendes Previews Clash Against ‘Great Team’ Juventus

Newcomer to Paris Saint-Germain, signed from Sporting Lisbon in the summer transfer window after a loan spell, Nuno Mendes has noticed the challenge that Juventus will present in the opening match of the UEFA Champions League groups.

confrontation against Bianconeri It will be the Portuguese prodigy’s ninth appearance in the continental competition, as he hopes to play an important role in what could be his team’s first victory over the visitors in nine meetings.

talk to the press (via Bianconero), Mendes discussed a heavyweight showdown with Juventus.

“It is normal that expectations are high, but we are playing against a great team. Everyone has been waiting for this match for days.”

Then he talked about the fitness of the Paris Saint-Germain team before the confrontation in the Parc des Princes.

“We will try to win especially for our fans. The team is in perfect shape. We don’t have time to relax checking the game ahead. If we slow down at any point, it can be difficult.”

Juventus have not faced the French champions since the 1996 European Super Cup, winning 9-2 on aggregate at the time.

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