De Bruyne targets Champions League final

Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne says the Citizens will do everything in their power to secure a place in this season's Champions League final.

Manuel Pellegrini's side booked their place in the draw for the semi-finals after recording a 3-2 aggregate victory over Paris Saint-Germain, with De Bruyne's goal in the second leg securing a hard-fought 1-0 victory after striker Sergio Aguero had failed to convert from the penalty spot.

Commenting on City's first-ever appearance in the semi-finals of Europe's top-tier competition, the Belgium international said: "I think it is huge.

"Everybody has talked about the Champions League and to be in the semi-finals is a great achievement.

"But it is not done yet. We are looking forward to the semis. We are only two games away from the final. We will try to do everything to reach the final."

He added: "I think it was a very good performance and we deserved to go through. I think the whole team had a good game.

"It feels very good. It was a very important goal and I think we controlled the game and thought we could score more.

"We put a lot of pressure on PSG and even after the missed penalty we played well. PSG didn't create a lot of chances."

The Citizens return to action on Saturday when they face Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. They currently occupy fourth place in the league standings, two points behind third-placed Arsenal.

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