Manchester City won’t take Germany’s Leipzig lightly when they square off in tonight’s Champions League Group A opener at 9pm.
In-form City forward Ferran Torres has warned his teammates that if they are to go one better than reaching last year’s final, they have to guard against complaceency.
Leipzig made it to the semi-finals of the 2019-20 campaign and impressive wins over Tottenham and Manchester United in recent seasons, mean coach Pep Guardiola’s City have to be at their best.
Torres, who has scored four goals for club and country ths term, warns: “It’s the Champions League, it’s the biggest tournament and you can’t relax.
“We were very close to winning it last year. We did a great season in the Champions League and we won the Premier League.
“The Champions League? We just couldn’t make it last season but now we have another chance and we’ll do our best to win it.”