PSG will be one of the top contenders for the Champions League this season, having done great business in the transfer market and gained plenty of experience in European competition in previous campaigns.
As the new season prepares to take centre stage in the world of sport once again, all of Europe’s top teams will be itching to get back into Champions League action.
Ahead of what could be a truly sensational season for French champions PSG, here are five reasons why Bookies.com believe Laurent Blanc’s men will go all the way in Europe this term.
PSG are a best-priced 16/1 with bet365 to secure a superb Champions League victory, having continued to build their already talented squad.
Despite new arrivals, the main man will once again be superb Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who has incredibly never lifted Europe’s elite club competition in his successful career.
The towering frontman is 25/1 with 10bet to finish the competition’s top scorer, and will be hungrier than ever, in what could potentially be his last campaign playing in Europe, with speculation of a move to the MLS increasing every year.
Di Maria backlash
Argentine attacker Angel Di Maria is set to be unveiled in Paris, following a hugely indifferent single season with Manchester United, and he will be gunning for instant glory in his new surroundings.
After facing mountains of criticism from Old Trafford fans and also Louis van Gaal for his departure, expect Di Maria to return to his best days of Real Madrid in France, with his dazzling creative talents able to propel PSG towards silverware.
Widely regarded as one of the brightest upcoming managers in Europe, Blanc will see last season as a great platform to build upon.
The Frenchman has an array of world class players at his disposal and, coupled with his tactical awareness, will undoubtedly bring further success to his capital city. PSG are a superb odds-on 1/6 with Ladbrokes to defend their domestic crown this term.
Having reached the latter stages of the Champions League in the previous two seasons, PSG now have gained invaluable experience which they will call upon this term.
Expect great things of this talented crop of stars, with Blanc’s squad featuring a great balance of youthfulness and experienced heads.
As well as the experience, PSG possess bags of young stars capable of firing them to European success this season. The likes of Lucas Moura, Marco Verratti, Marquinhos and Adrien Rabiot will give the hopeful Paris club plenty of help in their bid to become champions of Europe.
Betting tip: PSG win the Champions League @ 16/1 with bet365
All odds were correct at time of posting.