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Mahrez dreams of lifting the UEFA Champions League trophy

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 09: Riyad Mahrez of Manchester City battles for possession with Danny Rose of Tottenham Hotspur during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on April 09, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)
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The Algerian winger hopes he can lift the European trophy with Manchester City, as his team is set to play against Tottenham Hotspur tonight.

Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur will face off tonight in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League Quarterfinal.

The Spurs have a 1-0 advantage after Son Heung-min scored last week in the first leg.

Now City is under a lot of pressure, as is the only team in the world that can possibly win the quadruple.

And after less than one year with the Citizens, Algerian winger Riyad Mahrez is hopeful he can lift the UEFA Champions League trophy, a dream that can become true this season.

“I think I’ve seen it all at Leicester. I needed to experience something different and to make a step up. This club was the perfect one for me to do so because of the style of play,” Mahrez was quoted by Goal before tonight’s match.

“We have two outstanding players in each position. We all challenge each other and help one another improve. There’s competition among us and that’s a good thing.”

“Things are a little bit different with Pep. He likes us to stick to the touchline while I used to enjoy cutting inside. It’s different, but you have to adapt. I can stick to the line and cut inside,” he added.

“My preference is to play on the right wing. I like playing in the middle too but I feel most comfortable starting my moves from the right. The challenge is that you have to be decisive. You have to make assists and score goals.”

“I’ve always wanted to win this competition. I wanted to play in it and win it because I’m always looking to achieve more. I know we’ll do everything we can to try and go all the way,” he added.”