18 May, 15:44
It's down to the wire now for the five contenders who have been shortlisted for the ultimate individual accolade in northern hemisphere rugby, ERC European Player of the Year 2013.
Ellissalde, who has missed the last two matches for his country through injury confirmed his return to fitness and desire to play in the match.
"I am beginning some light training this week, and hope to be fit for selection for the game. For me personally it means a lot to be involved in this competition, and I hope to play against Edinburgh next weekend."
Not many people are backing Edinburgh to beat the European champions, but Paterson refuses to be defeatist in his attitude.
"We beat them once, we can beat them again," was the forthright message from the outside half.
The Heineken Cup quarter-finals take place on the weekend of April 9-11. ercrugby.com will of course be bringing you the best coverage of the best club rugby tournament in the Northern Hemisphere