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Guardiola: Man City have to forget Champions League past

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has implored his players to forget the past failures in the Champions League and instead focus on the future.

The Citizens started their 2016/17 Champions League campaign with an impressive 4-0 win over Borussia Monchengladbach on Wednesday night, but a lot of City fans stayed away from the game.

The Spanish manager, who has won the competition on two occasions while in charge of Barcelona, aims to attract the City fans to Champions League games with the quality of his side's play.

He said: "I was not here for what happened but they must forget what happened in the past. We are here to create (history) for the people to talk about our club.

"Only what we can do is play every time better than before so people say, 'Wow, I spent 90 minutes there and I had fun. Next time I will be there'.

"Today the stadium was not completely full so the only thing we can do is play good. We have to be so proud to play in this competition.

"The people are listening to me so I am sure they are going to do that. I am going to work until the last moment to convince the people to come here to join us to see the Champions League games."

Vyom Chaudhary
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