Declaraciones de Butragueño

Butragueño: "What happened with the draw is shameful, but we approach the tie with real excitement"

NEWS STORY. 13/12/2021

"It's very difficult to understand what went on, given that millions of fans were following the draw", he added.

Real Madrid will meet PSG in the Champions League round of 16 following the re-run of the draw held at UEFA headquarters. Emilio Butragueño, the club's director of institutional relations, had the following to say in response to the events in Nyon: "Firstly, I must say that it’s surprising, shameful and very difficult to understand what's gone on today, given that millions of fans and the world of sport were following the draw".

"That said, we approach this tie with real excitement, whilst being aware of what this competition means to the club and our fans. We're also aware of just what a tough opponents we face and the quality of players they have, but we're confident that the team will put in two great performances. I'm sure that the two games will be excellent spectacles for the game and fans and we hope to progress and take our place in the quarter-final draw".