Manchester City boss, Pep Guardiola inspired by his side’s Champions League quarter-finals stunning 7-0 and 10-2 aggregate victory over Schalke at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday night said they are up for the Champions League Glory challenge.
Goals from Sergio Aguero began (2),Raheem Sterling, Bernardo Silva, Phil Foden and Gabriel Jesus saw the Premier League champions soaring .
Guardiola had described City as ‘teenagers’ in Champions League terms, before heading into the game but their convincing victory was a strong statement to the rest of the competition.
”When I said we are a teenage team, I didn’t say we are not going to fight.
”We are going to try,’ the City boss said.
”If it doesn’t work, I am sorry, but I assure you next season we are going to try.
”This competition is incredibly tough, there are incredible teams, so when we are through the group stages I am happy.
”It is so nice to be in the quarter-finals for the third time in our history, he said.