Juan Forlin admits Espanyol's players are eyeing European qualification after an excellent first six months.

Even though there is still over half the season left, defender Forlin admits he and his team-mates are dreaming of Europe.

"Europe is something we are all excited about," he said ahead of their clash with Valencia. "The idea is to return to Barcelona with a win.

"It will be a special game and a big challenge for us."