Liverpool legend Michael Owen has revealed the teams the Reds must avoid in the Champions League after the progressed to the quarterfinals.
Liverpool played a goalless draw with FC Porto on Tuesday at the Anfield but still qualified for the next round of the tournament, following the 5-0 win in the first leg against the Portuguese team.
Owen insisted that the next round will be tough for Liverpool whoever they meet but believes the must avoid the likes Manchester City, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.
‘It’s very hard because we don’t know who’s in there just yet,’. ‘They should fear Real [Madrid], Barca and Bayern [Munich], the normal suspects.
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‘You wouldn’t fancy Man City but then again Liverpool beat them a few weeks ago. They wouldn’t be quaking in their boots [if they drew City], put it that way.
‘The big hitters are all there, there were a few comfortable teams in this round but the next one will be tough.’ Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp, meanwhile, said he ‘doesn’t care’ who his side face after praising their performance in the 0-0 draw with Porto on Tuesday.
‘I don’t mind, to be honest, I don’t care, you have to take it as it comes,’ he said. ‘There are five English teams in so at one point you will meet each other if you stay in. Owen told BT Sport
Jurgen Klopp’s men will be up against Manchester United on Saturday at the Old Trafford.