Manchester Citype Manager Pep Guardiola has disclosed what his side needs to do to if they are to win their first-ever champions league title.
Real Madrid champions league defeat is just “one step” as they hope to secure the champions league Pep Guardiola revealed.
City overwhelmed 13th-time winners Real Madrid at Etihad stadium 4-2 on aggregate to proceed to the quarter-finals.
“We’re here to try and win the champions league,” Guardiola said.
City’s reward for beating Real Madrid have been revealed to be Lyon, who proceeded to the quarter-finals after a 2-2 draw on aggregate with Juventus and securing the spot on away goals.
The remainder of the champions league will be played in Portugal with the semi-finals scheduled for 18-19 of August and the final on the 23rd of August.
“If we think beating Real is enough, we will show how small we are. If you want to win, you have to beat big clubs,” Pep Guardiola said.
“I just spoke with the scouting department about Lyon, and they told me to be alert. The players will go to Portugal to try and make the next step.
“We more than deserve to be in the next stage.
“To win the champions league, you have to beat a lot of teams. There are still Bayern Munich, Lyon, Barcelona, Napoli, Athletico Madrid, so many good teams”.