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‘Icing on the cake’ Walker reacts as City reach Champions League final

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Kyle Walker has given special credit to the club owners and Pep Guardiola after Manchester City made it to the Champions League final.

Kyle Walker takes particular pride in his side after they made it to the Champions League final.

Two goals from Mahrez saw Manchester City claim home and away wins over PSG to advance to the first Champions League final in the club’s history.

While City are just inches away from their third Premier League title in four years, winning the Champions League would bring a special feeling to the club.

“The Premier League, I can assure you, is 38 tough games, to win that is a real achievement, but this is the icing on the cake,” he said to the club’s website.

“To get this club finally into the Champions League final, we don’t just owe it to these brilliant fans, but we also owe it to the owners and the gaffer as well.

“A boy from Sheffield, it’s what you dream about.

“It was what I was dreaming about when we got the victory over there (in the first leg), it’s a dream come true and I’m buzzing.”

While Mahrez and the City attackers kept PSG at bay, Kyle Walker also made sure to praise his side’s back-line for another impressive showing.

“Obviously against top quality players, we needed to put in a shift.

“John, Ruben and Oleks, made some important blocks at crucial times and I thought we controlled the game well considering the amount of talent they’ve got up front.

“It’s a team game, we all go and celebrate a goal, we’re high-fiving when we score goals but for us as defenders the main thing is keeping clean sheets.

“This season we’ve done tremendously well in doing that and really sharpened up on our defensive duties but blocking a shot is just like scoring a goal for me.”

On Wednesday night, City will discover their opponents in the final after the second-leg semi-final clash between Chelsea and Real Madrid.

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