News24.com | Fernandinho targets Champions League glory after Man Metropolis purchase title
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Manchester Metropolis captain Fernandinho impart his sights on a hit the club's first Champions League crown as they nicely-known a Third Premier League title in four seasons on Tuesday.
Metropolis were confirmed as English champions after second positioned Manchester United lost 2-1 to Leicester.
Pep Guardiola's to find wrapped up the Premier League with three games to spare after additionally a hit the League Cup in April.
Now Metropolis can focal level on their first look within the Champions League closing in opposition to Chelsea on Would possibly 29.
Brazil midfielder Fernandinho knows how important it would be for Metropolis to in the end collect their fingers on the Champions League trophy.
Insisting Metropolis would possibly well no longer leisure on their laurels after securing the Premier League, Fernandinho mentioned: "Soccer is every little thing to us and we strive each day to be as comely as we are in a position to also be within the hope we are in a position to bring success to Manchester Metropolis.
"A success the Premier League is the closing fulfilment of our ambitions. It be what we all dreamed of as young avid gamers, so to compose it's a spirited feeling.
"We to find now missed the fans so grand. We wished to compose this for them.
"We can abilities this second and we hope the fans compose too. Rest assured we are in a position to proceed to compose every little thing we are in a position to to bring the Champions League home this season."
Fernandinho took over as Metropolis captain this season following David Silva's exit on the tip of closing interval of time.
The 36-one year-worn has won four Premier League titles since becoming a member of Metropolis from Shakhtar Donetsk in 2013.
"I am so proud and so chuffed with what we to find now got executed. The Premier League is the toughest league in world soccer, each match is tense," Fernandinho mentioned.
"To purchase it again manner the arena to me and the reduction of the squad.
"To captain this crew is an honour and a privilege since the avid gamers to find given their all at some level of the season, whether or no longer in coaching or in suits. The teamwork has been amazing."
Fernandinho's Metropolis crew-mates took to social media to to find an even time the title triumph.
Alongside a image of him celebrating with crew-mate Rodri, Aymeric Laporte wrote on Twitter: "CHAMPIONNNNES CHAMPIONNNNES OLE OLE OLE."
Kevin De Bruyne wrote "One other One" on Twitter, alongside three trophy emojis and a image of himself underneath the phrases "Premier League Champions 2020/21".
Metropolis forward Raheem Sterling wrote "What's that scent?" on Twitter before quickly following up that put up with one other which be taught: "IT'S THE CHAMPIONS BABYYYY."
This would perchance be a closing Premier League title with Metropolis for Argentina forward Sergio Aguero, who has been on the club 10 years.
Aguero, 32, has presented he will glide away the Etihad Stadium on the tip of an harm-plagued season.
In a Twitter put up, Aguero wrote: "Champions! Ok with this crew! Five #PremierLeague titles with #ManCity."