City are through to the quarter-finals after beating Newcastle United 2-0 in extra-time on Wednesday night and the Bosnian striker, who netted the second goal at St James' Park, is looking to get past Leicester City in the next phase before booking another date at Wembley.
"Tonight was a chance for those of us who maybe haven't played in the last few games to show the manager we deserve to play," he told Sky Sports.
"We have to show it on the pitch and I think we did that tonight.
"There's still three more games to the final but we definitely want to go there - that's our target."
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