The Spanish side are the only non-English side left in the Champions League.
“It is a privilege to be up against Chelsea,” he told the Sunday Times.
“I mean it’s a privilege for us to be up against a team as strong as them in the semi-final.
“Chelsea are a side who, but for one slip, we would be calling the reigning European champions.
“It’s one of the games you want to go out to enjoy.”