Manchester City midfielder Gareth Barry claims his team-mates will not have difficulty motivating themselves for the Europa League.

City dropped into the second-tier European competition as their maiden Champions League campaign came to an end on Wednesday night. Goals from David Silva and Yaya Toure gave Roberto Mancini's men a comfortable 2-0 win over an under-strength Bayern Munich at the Etihad Stadium but Napoli's defeat of Villarreal left them third in Group A.

Barry said: "The players here are hungry to win trophies and if that is the Europa League then we are going to get up for it. We have got a squad here that can hopefully compete throughout the whole season in all competitions. The manager said afterwards he wants to win it so I am sure he will be putting teams out to win the games."

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