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Manchester City star Bernardo Silva targets Champions League trophy in homeland.

City midfielder Bernardo Silva keen to win the Champions League in his homeland.


Bernardo Silva says Man City can win the Champions League in his homeland Lisbon this year.


Manchester City play Ligue 1 club, Lyon, in the quarter-final of the Champions League on Saturday, and the Portuguese believes Pep Guardiola's Citizens have a chance to win Europe's elite competition this summer.


Having failed to win the Premier League and FA Cup City are eager to win Europe's heavyweight title for the first time.


Midfielder Bernardo said as PA Media wrote on Skysports.com: "The Champions League is the only competition we still haven't won at this club. Most of our players haven't won it yet, including me.


"Of course, winning this competition has always been a target for the players and the club.


"It will be very special to win it. For me, even more so because it's my city and it's an extra motivation to fight for the trophy here. It would definitely be special to win the Champions League in Lisbon.


"We play every competition to win, we try to give our best in every competition. This one is the only one we haven't won.


"It's a goal for the club, the fans, the staff, everyone. If we could do it this year, it would be a proud moment and we would include our names in the history of the club.


"For me, it's amazing to be in my city, returning back for such an important competition. I'm very happy and looking forward to the game to arrive.


"We travelled to Portugal on the day of my birthday. It was good to be able to spend the last part of the day here, in my city."


Bernardo added: "Anything can happen. Juventus were knocked out by Lyon. We have seen lots of surprises in the competition over the last years.


"We lost against Tottenham last year in the quarter-finals. It's very difficult to predict the games and the results in this competition.


"The fact that Liverpool are out, Real Madrid are out, it's not going to make our path easier."



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