Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has predicted the winner of this yr’s UEFA Champions League.
The Englishman is backing Ligue1 giants, Paris Saint-Germain to go on to win the trophy this season.
PSG had been defeated in final season’s last by German Bundesliga giants, Bayern Munich and Ferdinand believes they will finish their lengthy look ahead to Champions League glory beneath new boss, Mauricio Pochettino.
The French Champions knocked out Barcelona and holders Bayern Munich to succeed in the final 4 of the competitors and face Manchester Metropolis within the semi-final first leg on Wednesday.
Ferdinand is assured PSG have the ‘expertise’ and the attacking expertise to see off Metropolis and go all the best way after studying from the errors they’ve made in recent times.
“I feel Paris Saint-Germain will win it,” the previous England defender predicted on his Rio Ferdinand Presents FIVE YouTube channel.
“They’ve the expertise of final season, two strikers, the enterprise finish of the season they know what it’s about now.
“They’ve been right here collectively, they’re not fazed and I feel they’ll have the expertise. Pochettino comes up smelling of roses after a turbulent couple of years.
“I don’t suppose they’ll care [if he doesn’t win the league]. If he wins the Champions League then he’s outdone everybody as a result of that’s what they’re right here for.
“Don’t overlook, he’s solely are available midway by way of the season. His fingerprints ain’t throughout that league.”