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David De Gea explains Neymar disappointment ahead of PSG clash

Manchester United Goalkeeper David De Gea insists Paris Saint-Germain are favourites to beat them in their last-16 Champions League tie.

“It will be a very intense match, a great match to play, very special,” he told Telefoot .

“PSG is a great team with some of the best players in the world. They are the favorites. But we will be very motivated. We all want to play this particular match and win it. On this kind of match, it’s the small details that make the difference. It will be very tight. I hope these details will work in our favor.”

While the loss of Neymar is a boost to United, De Gea is disappointed he is unable to play.

“It pains me that he is not there, that such a player can not play such an important encounter for him, the audience and the show,” he said.

“It’s a shame. But I believe, that even though he’s a very special player, they have a lot of other players who can replace him, dangerous and very high level.”

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