Manchester City's Haaland Eyes Champions League Glory

Erling Haaland says he was brought to Manchester City to help them win the Champions League because they "already know" how to win the Premier League.

Haaland, 22, scored five goals in City's 7-0 thrashing of RB Leipzig on Tuesday that secured their place in the Champions League quarter-finals.

City's best performance in the competition is finishing runners-up to Chelsea in 2021.

"Of course the club want to win the Champions League," said Haaland.

"They've won four out of the last five Premier League titles. They didn't bring me in to win the Premier League because they already know how to win it.

"So, you can read between the lines. I'm here to try to help the club develop even more and to win the Champions League for the first time."

City's failure to lift the Champions League is in contrast to their recent domestic success.

They have won 17 trophies since owner Sheikh Mansour's takeover of the club in 2008, including six Premier League titles - four of which have come since manager Pep Guardiola was appointed in 2016.



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