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Guardiola tells Man City players to forget league: There's three Cups to win!

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has told his players not to dwell on losing the Premier League to Liverpool this season.

City face Aston Villa in the Carabao Cup final on Sunday, having taken control of their Champions League round 16 tie with a 2-1 first-leg win at Real Madrid.

"When we landed back here on Thursday, Real Madrid was absolutely gone in my mind and I was thinking about Aston Villa," the City manager said.

"After that we think just about Sheffield Wednesday because we want to get to the FA Cup quarter-finals. That is the only way these clubs, these big institutions, become stronger every year.

"Liverpool have been extraordinary. We can learn from them. Our target is to imitate them. But more important than that is trying to be there in the other competitions."

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