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Mourinho: Inter Milan now genuine Champions League side

Inter Milan boss Jose Mourinho insists they can win the Champions League after victory last night over CSKA Moscow. The Serie A champs are into the Champions League semis against Barcelona.

"We have put together five consecutive wins and reach the semi-final in a thoroughly deserved manner," Mourinho told Sky Italia.

"You can talk about a complete transformation in the history of Inter in the Champions League. This team now has confidence and the right mentality, it is a Champions League side.

"Now anything can happen, we can win the trophy or not, but in any case from now on when Inter set foot in Europe it will be a totally different affair.

"The team has changed its mentality. It reaches fixtures with a sense of security, solidity and defensive strength. The squad has matured and now wants more."

Mourinho becomes the first Coach ever to take three different clubs into the semi-finals after Porto and Chelsea.

"It is my fourth personal semi. I won once, lost on penalties and another time lost because there was a goal that wasn't a goal. Now we'll see what happens.

"We have two dreams at this stage - to reach the Final and to win it. The dreams are alive."

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