Manchester City made club history last season, reaching their first-ever Champions League final after a string of knockout victories against Borussia Mönchengladbach, Borussia Dortmund and PSG.
While they ended up tasting defeat to Chelsea that day, the club had entered uncharted territory for the first time in Europe, after previous seasons had seen Pep Guardiola’s side suffer tough defeats. against English opposition.
Entering the competition as one of the favorites this season, Pep Guardiola’s side finished above PSG and RB Leipzig in a tricky group.
in a new interview with Sky Sports, provided by Football Daily On social media, Manchester City’s high-profile transfer target Erling Haaland has been asked about his main choices for the Champions League throne this season.
“Either Manchester City, Paris (Saint-Germain) or (Real) Madrid“, revealed the Norwegian.
Ultimately, it’s hard to disagree with Erling Haaland when it comes to putting Manchester City among the main contenders to win Europe’s elite competition.
Pep Guardiola’s side are currently nine points clear at the top of the Premier League table, and it is quite possible that the title race will be over by the time the commercial phase of the competition begins.
Add to that the fact that City were uncharacteristically knocked out of the Carabao Cup in the early stages, which may prove to be a blessing in disguise with a reduced number of fixtures this season.
More importantly, the Premier League champions are currently one of the most in-form sides in Europe, and having finally cracked the code to reach the final, the chances of going further are within the realm of possibility this season. .
While some may argue over the remaining suitors chosen by Erling Haaland, Manchester City’s position as one of the contenders for the 2021/22 Champions League throne is indisputable.
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