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Mood Inside Manchester City Dressing Room After Real Madrid Collapse Revealed in New Report

There were not many voices heard within the Manchester City dressing room after Real Madrid's incredible late comeback to knock Pep Guardiola's side out of the Champions League semi-final at the Santiago Bernabeu this week, according to a new report.

The champions of England fell just short on the brink of reaching their second successive Champions League final as the late show from Carlo Ancelotti's newly crowned La Liga winners sealed a historic victory that will see Real Madrid play Liverpool in the final at the Stade de France on May 28.

After an entertaining win in the first-leg at the Etihad Stadium last week, Pep Guardiola's side entered the clash with a 4-3 aggregate lead, which they retained heading into the interval after both sides missed several chances in the opening 45 minutes.

Having been way off their usual, fluid best across the pitch in the first-half, City dominated a large chunk of the second 45 minutes and were rewarded for their efforts when Riyad Mahrez had seemingly put the tie to bed with a convincing finish at the near post past Thibaut Courtois with less than 20 minutes left.

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It has been reported since City's midweek loss that the Premier League leaders are eyeing three signings in the summer, with Frenkie De Jong a potential target in midfield should Barcelona be willing to cash in on the Netherlands international owing to the club's financial constraints.

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City are expected to secure the arrival of Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund, as has been widely reported in recent months, with River Plate forward Julian Alvarez also set to head to the Etihad Stadium at some point in the summer.

Manchester City return to action in the Premier League at the weekend for the first of their final four games of the campaign against Newcastle.


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