Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane: “This will be very, very, very difficult. It will not be like the last game against Wolfsburg.” Photograph: Gerard Juliengerard/AFP/Getty Images

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Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero (left) vies with David Luiz of Paris St-Germain during the Champions League quarter-final first leg in Paris. Photograph: Getty.

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Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany during a training session at the City Football Academy, Manchester. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has lost his battle to be fit for his side’s decisive Champions League quarter-final clash against Paris Saint(...)

Louis van Gaal has called Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s performances this season ‘unbelievable.’ Photograph: Reuters

Louis van Gaal has called Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s performances this season “unbelievable” but has indicated he is reluctant to sign the forward for Manch(...)

Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany may return for his side’s Champions League clash with Paris Saint Germain. Photo: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini is considering gambling on Vincent Kompany’s fitness for next Tuesday’s Champions League showdown against Pa(...)

Paris Saint Germain fans hold aloft a banner before their side’s clash with Manchester City in the Champions League at the Parcs des Princes Stadium. Photo: Yoan Valat/EPA

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Paris Saint-Germain’s Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic after scoring against Manchester City on Wednesday night. Photograph: Getty Images

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 Zlatan Ibrahimovic says PSG are hunting down the Champions League. Photograph: Afp

For Manchester City a first Champions League meeting with Paris Saint-Germain represents something genuinely new in the years of plenty. Big spenders?(...)

 Paris St Germain’s coach Laurent Blanc attends a news conference on the eve of their Uefa Champions League tie against Manchester City. Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters

Laurent Blanc has admitted relief at avoiding the “ogres” of Barcelona and Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter-finals, the Paris Saint-Germa(...)

Manchester City were taken over by Sheikh Mansour in 2008. Photograph: Getty

The multi-layered significance of Manchester City lining up against Paris Saint-Germain at a glittering Parc des Princes in the Champions League quart(...)