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Forlan convinced Atletico Madrid can win Champions League

Atletico Madrid hero Diego Forlan feels his old club can win the Champions League this season.

Forlan believes that they have a good chance of lifting the Champions League, if and when it returns.

"Not just because they beat Liverpool, I will tell you that Atletico have a chance to be champions," the Penarol coach told Radio Marca.

"If they have more of a chance, it is because they passed the [last-16 stage] and because they took an important team out of the competition.

"For me, they always had [the ability to do so, given] the team they have."

The Uruguayan used to lead the line at Atletico, but he believes that Alvaro Morata, the current No.9, is the right man to have that responsibility.

"He's proved that on every team he's been on," Forlan said.

"Each player is different; he scored an important goal the other day at Anfield.

"Each one in their own way, leaving their mark at different times."

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