Raul Garcia believes that Atletico Madrid will be a 'tough opponent for anyone' this season.
The capital club go into the new campaign having finished last term in third place, and qualifying for the Champions League.
And the midfielder has insisted that his side can cause teams some problems.
“We just want to go game-by-game,” he told AS. “Atletico is a compact team and will be a tough opponent for anyone.
“When I joined, the project was the play in the Champions League every year.
“Getting there is not easy, but this club deserves it.
“First we have to get out of the group stages, and then who knows what will happen.”