In the eight years since Sheikh Mansour completed his takeover of Manchester City, perhaps the biggest disappointment has been the club’s performance in European competitions.
Their first leg victory in Kiev in midweek has put them well on the way to qualifying for the quarter-finals for the first time, having twice been knocked out at this stage in recent seasons by the all-conquering Barcelona.
However, with big chances set to sweep the Etihad this summer, could manager Manuel Pellegrini bow out in the best way possible by bringing the Champions League trophy to Manchester in May.
An array of City supporting punters here in the Tavern are seriously thinking it can be their year, and say this is the club’s best chance of reaching the final of the Champions League.
Here we look at FIVE reasons why that could be made possible………..
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