Cape Town - Ilkay Gundogan believes Manchester City can
win the UEFA Champions League this season, after maturing as a team over the
The defending Premier League champions were
knocked out at the quarter-final stage of Europe's most prestigious club
competition last season, when Liverpool beat them 5-1 over two legs.
However, Gundogan insists there is still a
belief in the squad that they can challenge for the silverware, especially now
that they've grown in stature.
"I dream of winning the Champions
League title with Manchester City and a title with Germany," the
midfielder told WAZ.
"In Manchester last season we had the
feeling that we are ready for it. It was not enough. This year nothing has
changed in this feeling.
"I believe that we are even a bit more
mature. We have the potential to become Champions League winners."
The Champions League draw will take place
on Thursday night in Monaco.