Despite a difficult season, Cornet has impressed in the Champions League - including against City.
He told Foot Mercato: "Of course it's flattering. It even pleased me.
"He is a very great coach. But you really do not have to stop at that. I am young. It makes you want to continue to reaffirm this kind of performance and grow even more to aspire to play for clubs such as Real Madrid, Manchester City, etc..."