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Angelino assures RB Leipzig: Man Utd can be average

RB Leipzig fullback Angelino is adamant they have no reason for concern facing Champions League opponents Manchester United.

The on-loan Manchester City defender has been previewing Leipzig's Champions League group, which sees them paired with United, Paris Saint-Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir.

He told rblive.de: “I don't know that much about Basaksehir. We know Paris from the semi-finals in the tournament in Lisbon."

"And what I've seen from Manchester United so far: Sometimes they're world class, sometimes they're average. We don't have to hide."

Angelino also expanded on his relationship with Leipzig manager Julian Nagelsmann, comparing him to City boss Pep Guardiola, perhaps showing United what to expect from their group stage opponents.

“Both are extremely concerned with football, know a lot, always think proactively and always have new ideas ready," he said of Nagelsmann and Guardiola.

“We have known each other for a while and have been in contact before, when he was still a trainer in Hoffenheim. The coach trusts me. I can feel that and give it back with performance. And his style of play matches my qualities exactly."

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