He declared: “The Europa League? The draw was a bit unlucky for us as we were paired with Lyon and Everton. Facing big teams, however, is challenging.
“Hearing Rooney's name has a certain effect on you… That aside, we know we'll be facing a great team, who have been near the top of the Premier League for several years.
“We're studying their characteristics. It's a pity, of course, not to be playing at our stadium after so many years of waiting to return to Europe. Still, I'm sure our fans will respond greatly."