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Man City winger Riyad Mahrez excited entering Champions League week

Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez is excited going into a Champions League week.

Pep Guardiola's side resume action in Europe's elite knockout tournament on Tuesday when City travel to Tottenham for an eagerly-awaited Champions League quarter-final first leg assignment at Spurs' new £1 billion Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

“Winning it (the Champions League) would be really incredible," said the Algerian winger.

“I've always wanted to win this type of competition. I wanted to play in it and win it because I'm a guy who always wants to win and improve.

“We shall see. We'll have to beat Tottenham first and then we'll see. To be honest, it is normal for that to come into your head. You think about it and the fact that you could win the quadruple.

“You could win the Champions League and the Premier League, but you could also lose it all. You can lose the title, you can get knocked out of the Champions League or the [FA] Cup, so the coach really insists on us taking it game by game and not really looking too far ahead.

“We're really excited about our upcoming fixtures, but the most important thing is to be fully focused."

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