‘The Champions League is Real Madrid’s competition’ – Real Madrid star warns Manchester City

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Real Madrid star Fede Valverde has fired a warning to Manchester City ahead of the semi-final second leg, claiming the “Champions League is Real Madrid’s competition”.

Valverde told Diaris AS: “Playing in the Champions League is special because it is Real Madrid’s competition. It is always different from any other match. You move to a different vibe, a different energy, everything seems as if it were a unique dream.

“It is the competition that every footballer who is at a European club dreams of winning. And no doubt for the fans there is nothing more beautiful than seeing your team win this competition, because it is the most important at club level.

“That’s why I think it all comes together on the same Champions League night. At Madrid they have always taught us that it is until the end, so there are 90 minutes left.”