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PSG not strong enough to win Champions League: Ancelotti

Published on Oct 22, 2012 12:13 PM
Paris Saint-Germain's (PSG) italian head coach Carlo Ancelotti speaks during a press conference on Oct 19, 2012 at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, on the eve of the French L1 football match between PSG and Reims. -- PHOTO: AFP

PARIS (REUTERS) - Jose Mourinho is right and Paris St Germain are not strong enough to win the Champions League yet, the French club's coach Carlo Ancelotti said on Sunday.

Asked about Mourinho comments on PSG having great players but not a great team yet, Ancelotti said he agreed with the Real Madrid coach.

"We are not solid enough yet to be very competitive in the Champions League," he told French channel Canal+.

"We need four or five participations." Big-spending PSG have been labelled a serious contender in the Champions League by some pundits after they signed former AC Milan frontman Zlatan Ibrahimovic and centre back Thiago Silva in July.

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