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Man City midfielder Gundogan: We feel relief after Champions League win

Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan admits a weight has been lifted at the club after they reached the Champions League semi-finals.

City overcame Borussia Dortmund with a 4-2 aggregate win in the quarter-finals.

It is only the second time they've reached this phase of the tournament, and Gundogan says the players feel relieved.

"It means a lot," said the German, who was also at City when they went out at the last-16 stage in 2017.

"We have obviously struggled in the last few years to achieve what we [have now] achieved. We always failed in the quarter-finals.

"It is releasing and something we deserved, something we deserved already, maybe, in recent years. So it is special now to be in the semi-finals."

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