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Barcelona coach Valverde wary of Spurs: A great blend of physical and technical potential

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde believes they've drawn a difficult Champions League group.

Barca will face Tottenham Hotspur, PSV Eindhoven and Internazionale,.

"It's a difficult group, it's possibly the most difficult that we could have had," Valverde admitted in his pre-match press conference.

"There will be no respite, although in the same breath it's also a very attractive group.

"They are teams with great history but we have the belief we will progress."

Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham earned a memorable 3-0 victory at Manchester United on Monday evening, and Valverde is acutely aware of the challenge they pose.

"They're playing at a great level in recent years," he confirmed.

"Tottenham are a great blend of physical and technical potential and were one of the toughest opponents from the second pot."

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