The Nerazzurri head to Tottenham for the Round of 16 first leg with much being said and written about the star Welshman who is in stellar form at present.
But Stramaccioni is of the belief that Andre Villas-Boas has a number of quality players on his roster and insists there is more to Spurs than Bale.
"I think Tottenham are not only a very strong team physically, but they also has great quality,” Stramaccioni said.
"Villas-Boas had the opportunity to develop with one of the best coaches in the world: Jose Mourinho.
"Bale is now one of the most complete players on the European scene; he is becoming crucial.