I hammered: "if you want to win the champions have to play against the best"

I hammered: "If you want to win the Champions have to play against the best"

I hammered: "If you want to win the Champions have to play against the best"

Published:17/02/2014 - 22:15h


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I hammered it faces the eliminatory against the Manchester City with the confidence attained in the two last parties (Seville and Ray): "I Think that we arrive in the best moment of the season after having surpassed several moments of crisis and be alive in the three competitions"

If there is a player in the staff of the FC Barcelona that has very good memory of the city of Manchester is Gerard Hammered. With only 17 years the central arrived to the Manchester United of the hand of Sir Alex Ferguson. "It was a boy that came here to win the life. I lived three glorious years. After the Barça my second team is the Manchester United because they treated me very well", recognised Hammered this Monday in the afternoon. But his stage in the 'network devils' already is past and now what touches is to think in the another team of the city, the Manchester City

The two groups open this Tuesday the fire of the eighth of final of the League of Champions. "Historically it has cost us a lot the eliminatory of eighth. The past year lost in Milan 2 to 0", remembered the Barcelona head office during the previous press conference to this party that will play in the Etihad Stadium.

The Barça arrives to this party after winning to the Ray by 6 to 0 and classify for the final of the Glass of Rey, whereas the City does it after deleting of the FA Cup to Chelsea. "Both arrive very well. I do not think that the state anímico influence because I think that the two teams arrive with confidence". In this sense, Hammered thinks that in the last parties the Barça has recovered the good feelings. "The team is doing a good work and in this Martino has a very big influence. In the two last parties have played to a good level, having the balloon and associating us well. We arrive in a big moment".

Regarding the Manchester City, the '3' of the Barça has stood out that "they are a very good team, very solvent, with a lot of variety and a lot of quality". And between the big players that has the team of Pellegrini finds Álvaro Negredo, forward to the that surely will touch him defend. "Always it has done seasons very good but this year, playing in a big team like the City, has exploded". Still like this it has warned that they will have to be attentive to the arrivals of several players and in the played of strategy.

What is clear is that this Tuesday will see in the Etihad Stadium a big duel. "It is a big opportunity to show that we have big players and that we can be here", has explained Hammered. And it has added that they do not have to regret for playing against the City in the eighth. "If you want to win the Champions have to play against the best". Finally, the Barcelona has showed optimistic of face to the final stretch of the season. "They remain three months, 22 parties, that are not so many. If we give it everything, can win it everything".

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