Salis ABDUL SAMED of Lens and Marco VERRATTI of PSG during the Ligue 1 Uber Eats match between Lens and PSG at Stade Bollaert-Delelis on January 1, 2023 in Lens, France. (Photo by Franco Arland/Icon Sport via Getty Images)

RC Lens midfielder Salis Abuld Samed says his side will be well-prepared when they take turns playing in the UEFA Champions League next season.

With a place in the top three secured, Franck Haise’s boys are guaranteed to play in Europe’s biggest club competition in the 2023/24 season. Lens have had a superb campaign this season, beating the likes of Paris Saint-Germain and Olympique Marseille in the French Ligue 1.

With the European football place assured, Salis, who was named Get French Football News (GFFN) Ligue 1 Midfielder of the Year, has been speaking to the media outlet about their preparedness for the Champions League.

“As a team, we never give up, we’ll give it our all and everyone knows their job. We know that Europe is the highest level, so we need to work even harder to make sure we’re ready,” he noted.

“We’ve beaten Marseille, PSG, Monaco in Ligue 1, but it’s not the same in Europe, there are different players and different tactics. We know it’s going to be difficult, but it’s up to us to prepare. I think mentally speaking, as well as physically, we’ll be ready. We’ll see what happens.”

Salis joined the club last summer and has been an instrumental figure in the team starting 31 out of the 36 league games played so far.

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