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Bernardo Silva warns Man City not to underestimate Atletico Madrid attacking threat

Bernardo Silva says Manchester City must be wary of Atletico Madrid's attacking threats.

Despite having a reputation for defensive football, Atleti possess a number of attacking weapons including Antoine Griezmann, Luis Suarez and Joao Felix.

The two clubs will face off in the Champions League quarter-final first leg at the Etihad on Tuesday night.

"Maybe the style of play will be similar to some Premier League teams but it's a team with some of the best players in the world. It's not comparable," Bernardo told the club's website.

"If you look at the top teams in England, most don't play like Atletico. It will make the game a bit different.

"They are very organised, competitive and have a specific style of play.

"They know important games when pressure is high. We expect an aggressive team, on and off the ball, prepared to counter-attack and not give us much space.

"It will definitely be a tough game tomorrow.

"It's never easy to play against them - it wasn't easy for Manchester United or Liverpool - but if we follow Pep's plan and do our job, it will work."


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