Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben believes Liverpool are one of the top contenders to win the Champions League and would have preferred his side to face any other team in the last 16.
The Bundesliga champions travel to Anfield on February 19 for the first leg and
The 34-year-old, who is leaving Bayern at the end of the season, said at a press conference as quoted by the Mirror: "For us, it was perhaps the worst possible draw, but it's going to be a great challenge, we have to look at ourselves, keep working hard and improve ourselves.
"He has made big strides lately, just look where he comes from.
"He is a key player at a gigantic club, and he is the captain of the Dutch national team. He deserves all the compliments.”
Bayern have had a tough season so far after winning the Bundesliga title six years in a row and are currently second in the league.