The two teams meet on Sunday.
“It's clear that the Milan of the past were a phenomenal team who won everything, but I believe Milan are still a good team and deserve great respect," he told Sky Sport Italia.
“Paqueta's an important player. I know him well from the national side.
“He has excellent quality, yet football in Europe is different to that in Brazil in terms of aggression and I believe he will show his value in time."