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Mbappe sets eyes on UCL title, confident PSG can beat Madrid

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Mbappe sets eyes on UCL title, confident PSG can beat Madrid

Paris St-Germain striker, Kylian Mbappe says his side are reaching for the final of the 2017-18 UEFA Champions League, and so, are able to defeat holders, Real Madrid on their way there.

The French Ligue one giants were drawn with European champions, Real in the round of 16 of the elite competition, and both teams will face each other in February.

18-year old Mbappe, who joined PSG on loan from Monaco at the start of the season, has got off to a fast start with the Parisians, netting 11 goals in his opening 18 starts for the club.

Speaking to French football programme, Telefoot, the recently-crowned Young French footballer of the Year said, “Of course we are able to defeat Real Madrid.

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“It will be a massive challenge and it will not be easy but our efforts until February will build up to the match and we will be ready.

“If you want to win the Champions League you must defeat the best teams and Madrid are undoubtedly one of them.”

Real finished second in their group as Premier League side, Tottenham emerged group winners. PSG on the other hand won their group as German champions, Bayern Munich were runners-up.

Hence, the first leg of their tie will be on February 14 at the Bernabeu while Paris will host the return leg on March 6.

 

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