This week the Champions League makes its much anticipated return after the two-month winter break. The round of 16 ties over the next month include some mouthwatering contests and will narrow the contenders for the trophy down to just eight.
One side in with a chance of glory is Paris Saint-Germain. The only French side left in the competition face a tough test against German side Bayer Leverkusen in the round of 16 but, after topping a difficult group in the first stage, there are signs that Laurent Blanc's side can go all the way to the final in May.
With giants such as Bayern Munich, Barcelona and Manchester City all desperate to lift the Champions League trophy, why should PSG be considered as a decent bet for glory in Europe's premier club competition?
Here are five reasons why Paris Saint-Germain can win the Champions League this season. Enjoy reading, and have your say in the comments below.