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Manchester City banned from mentioning quadruple

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Manchester CIty captain Vincent Kompany has revealed ‘the word quadruple is forbidden' from the dressing room as the Premier League club continue their bid to win four trophies, according to the Daily Mail.

After lifting the Capital One Cup on the weekend, the Citizens are hopeful that they can turn around the 2-0 deficit in their Champions League tie against Barcelona, while they are also in the hunt for a second Premier League title and are in the quarter-finals of the FA Cup.

Under the leadership of manager Manuel Pellegrini - in his first season in charge at the Etihad Stadium - City have broken records and have all the right credentials to continue their exceptional form.

But Kompany has insisted that it's vital for his side to keep their feet firmly on the ground and ensure they don't get too ahead of themselves. 

"The word quadruple is forbidden in Manchester, especially in the dressing room," he said. 

"I never use the word, and you won’t hear any of my team-mates using it, either. I have sensed from the beginning of this season that we could be on for something special, but I never mentioned the word quadruple or said we could win the lot this campaign.

"I don’t have a problem with setting sights high or believing what could be possible for this team. I said that sooner or later City will win the Champions’ League, and I believe we will. It’s not necessarily going to happen this season, though. It’s the same with the other three trophies.

"But, equally, I’m certainly not writing off our chances at the Nou Camp. 

City trail Premier League leaders Chelsea by six points but they have two games in-hand and are preparing to face FA Cup holders Wigan Athletic, a re-match of last season's final, in the quarter-finals of the competition this weekend. 


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