Besiktas’ new transfer Daniel Opare has stated that he believes the Black Eagles are better than Liverpool and that they must show no fear when the two teams meet in the Europa League.
“Liverpool are a strong side however, we are better than them,” Opare told BJK TV.
“We must show this on the pitch. We cannot be afraid of our opponents.”
The Europa League Round of 32 tie will be played over two legs on February 19 and 26, 2015.
Besiktas have played Premier League opposition four times this season. The Black Eagles lost 1-0 to Arsenal over two legs in the Champions League playoffs.
The Turkish giants also drew against Tottenham in London and beat Spurs in Istanbul in the Europa League group stages.
The Ghanian international has 16 international caps but was not selected for the Ghana African Cup of Nations 2015 squad.
Besiktas signed Opare on a loan deal keeping him at at the club until the end of the season. The Istanbul based club also have an option to sign Opare however, the fee has not been disclosed.
Opare is available for selection in Besiktas’ Super League clash against Genclerbirligi on Monday.