And Neymar is hopeful Di Maria can drive them to a crucial first leg lead.
But Zidane, who became the first coach in the Champions League era to successfully defend the trophy previous year while guiding the team to the league title, is not concerned about his position.
Emery said his side - who will be backed by 4,000 fans in the Spanish capital - had learnt from that defeat a year ago and are "better prepared now".
In the build-up to Tuesday nights UEFA Champions League clash between Tottenham Hotspur and the Old Lady, Chiellini described Kane as an "Irreplaceable" striker and feels that there will be a host of clubs after his signature.
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"People want to see a good game and you'd have to ask PSG if they're feeling any pressure".
Unai Emery saw his side strengthen the attack by adding Neymar and Kylian Mbappe to their squad last summer.
"He is their star player - but they are not where they are because of one player". Money can buy them domestic success with relative ease and players like Neymar will ensure they sell millions of shirts and give them prominence on the footballing map. For them, it all comes down to what they can do in Europe, where they have enjoyed such success in the past.
Real and PSG meet at the Bernabeu in the first leg of the last 16 before the return at the Parc des Princes on March 6.
"Would Neymar fit at Real Madrid?".
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Barca already had Messi to "take his place", of course, but the move had an immediate impact on football as a whole in a way that has arguably never happened before. Overshadowed by Barcelona domestically, Real Madrid are aiming to create history by recording a hat trick of Champions League titles.
Ronaldo, at 33 exactly seven years Neymar´s senior, stands on 99 Champions League goals for Real. If that wasn't enough, the battle is being billed as pretenders versus contenders.
PSG's Angel Di Maria left Real Madrid after the World Cup in 2014. PSG have to show that they can beat the best of the best rather than the cannon fodder served to them in Lique 1 on a weekly basis.
But Madrid coach Zidane is reluctant join in with that excitement, instead stressing the importance of the team effort, and not just those marquee players.
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