"I remember him as a great team-mate when I arrived here", Pique said.
Manchester City and Liverpool have both spent a lot of money to reach a Premier League title race but behind them Chelsea and Manchester United have spent plenty and not come close. If you can beat them [by] scoring a lot of goals, you have to do it.
Solskjaer said: "Some of these [Barca] players will have some tricks up their sleeves, streetwise players".
"We have given ourselves a great chance to challenge for top four with the results just before Christmas, nobody would have thought that".
Valverde concedes Dembele was rushed back to action as the tie was in the balance after a 0-0 draw in the first leg, but is unwilling to take such a risk with the return game against United to take place next week.
"We know that Manchester United are very risky and that we have to play our best game to qualify".
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"I was here from 17 to 21 and I picked up a lot of experiences required to become a professional".
"It's a special game for me", he explained. He's one of our, of course, big performers and on a big stage. Again, there is no easy option there, so it is definitely going to be the hardest competition for them to win. "[Luis] Suarez as well and [Philippe] Coutinho and Messi will keep our defenders on their toes, so let's see how we manage tomorrow".
Over two legs, though, United are on a prayer and I doubt that even die-hard supporters expect them to progress.
"The Champions League throws up unusual results".
"We have to be aware that in the last game we perhaps forced it a little".
"Look back and you will see that we have done very well in [all competitions] in recent seasons".
"There is a lot of excitement, not pressure".