Fernandinho backs Man City to become European champions

Updated: Jun 21, 2013, 14:37 PM IST

London: Manchester City player Fernandinho has said that he is confident that his side can become European champions in his first season at the Etihad.

The Brazilian has joined City in a 30 million-pound deal from Ukrainian Shakhtar Donetsk.

The City midfielder hopes for excellent performances in the competition so that his team can beat United, which, he added, is the hardest clubs in the Premier League to beat due to the quality of their players and tactical organization.

Fernandinho wants to perform well so that motivate the fans and lead them to the final games of the competition with the cup in their possession.