Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling has taken to social networking site Twitter in order to comment on his side’s upcoming Champions League semi-final tie with Spanish giants Real Madrid.
The Citizens progressed to the semi-finals for the first time in their history after they defeated Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 at the Etihad Stadium last Tuesday, winning 3-2 on aggregate.
Their reward for beating the French champions is a two-legged tie with 10-time champions Real Madrid, a draw which the Premier League side may consider the most favourable.
Writing on Twitter after the draw was made, England international Sterling couldn’t hide his delight.
The talented winger controversially swapped Liverpool for City last summer, yet some could say this was exactly the reason why Sterling made the move as he seeks trophies at the highest level.
Sterling is returning to fitness following a groin injury, and City should have him back in time for when Zinedine Zidane’s expensive Madrid side visit the Etihad Stadium for the first-leg.
The Santiago Bernabeu outfit are currently third in La Liga and already out of the Copa Del Rey, meaning that the Champions League arguably remains their last hope of success for the season.
Having seen off Roma and Wolfsburg in previous rounds, Madrid’s run to the semi-final has been favourable and they should be arriving in the last four fresh and determined to lift the trophy.