Manchester United’s Eric Bailly has picked Pizzi as Benfica’s main threat ahead of Tuesday’s Uefa Champions League encounter.
Although the Portugal midfielder who netted 13 times in all competition last season is yet opened his goal account for Rui Vitoria’s side this term, the Cote d’Ivoire international has warned the reigning Europa League Champions to be wary of his former teammate.
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“There are various players but, in my mind in particular, Pizzi, because he played at Espanyol with me,” Bailly told reporters ahead Tuesday’s clash.
“But they have a lot of young players with a lot of quality.