"I remember him as a great team-mate when I arrived here", he said.
"Manchester United have already shown against PSG that you can not take them lightly". If you can beat them [by] scoring a lot of goals, you have to do it.
"It's something to relish, this season I've been lucky enough to face Ronaldo, Mbappe, they're all challenges I relish and the players relish", Smalling said, per the Telegraph. It's a great example for us.
Valverde concedes Dembele was rushed back to action as the tie was in the balance after a 0-0 draw in the first leg, but is unwilling to take such a risk with the return game against United to take place next week.
"He is a Man United player; he is one of our big performers on the big stage".
"I spent several years here, between 17 and 21, my first as a professional".
"His game against PSG was not his greatest moment".
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"It's a special game for me", he explained.
" Paul's job is to be the creator, and when we win the ball that he drives forward, so I expect him to perform [on Wednesday]."
One club keenly interested were Barcelona, who had earlier informed Juve of their willingness to sign him, though when it came to satisfying them financially they were hard-pressed to part with the amount needed to win his signature which came as no problem for United.
As mentioned, Pogba has tasted one Champions League final to date.
"We weren't lucky with the ref against PSG where they should have had a man sent off so we hope for some luck there as well".
"To compare the titles won is something for you all to do".
Barca tend to get labelled as defensively suspect, yet they have only lost two league games all season and you have to go back a long way to find a major blemish on their record. We have done things well this season and that's why we are where we are: [11 points] clear in La Liga, in the Copa del Rey final and in the last eight in Europe.
"There is a lot of excitement, not pressure".