Toure wary of English clubs
Barca midfielder does not fear quartet
Last Updated: March 13, 2009 11:04pm
Toure: Respects Premier League quartet
Yaya Toure has admitted that Barcelona will face a stern test in the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League if they are drawn against one of the four English clubs.
Barcelona swept aside Lyon in the second leg of their tie in midweek and are one of the favourites to go on and win the competition.
However, the line-up for the last eight is dominated by the English quartet of Manchester United, Chelsea, Liverpool and Arsenal.
Toure feels they all have different strengths but he insists Barcelona would not be afraid to meet any of them at this stage.
"Again we all know that to win the Champions League you have to pass the English clubs, they are all great teams," the midfielder told skysports.com.
"If we can avoid them next time it will be fine but I think we will meet one of them, that is my feeling.
"Arsenal? They are a fantastic team - very young but very quick.
"Manchester united are the strongest of the lot in my opinion, they don't concede a lot and they score, their attack is frightening. They are the team to beat in my opinion.
"Chelsea and Liverpool? They are hard to play against and they are powerful.
"However we don't fear anyone, we believe in our team and I know also they want to avoid us as well."