Champions League: Pochettino names club that will challenge PSG for trophy this season

Paris Saint-Germain manager, Mauricio Pochettino, says Champions League holders Chelsea are the “team to beat” in the competition this season.

Thomas Tuchel’s men began defence of their title with a 1-0 win over home to Zenit St Petersburg on Tuesday making them a strong force to win the tittle agai.

PSG travel to Club Brugge in Group A on Wednesday as Pochettino’s men are tipped as one of the favourites to win the Champions League after the arrival of Lionel Messi.

But Pochettino said Chelsea’s spending makes them the most dangerous team.

“It’s possible that Chelsea and ourselves are the two teams to beat on paper, looking at our squads.

“But Chelsea are the holders so they’re the team to beat especially after strengthening their squad,” Pochettino told a news conference on Tuesday,” he said.

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