Manchester City: Phil Foden says his side can win quadruple this season

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FA Cup: Newport County 1-4 Manchester City highlights

Manchester City can “and not using a doubt” blueprint shut a historic quadruple this season, says midfielder Phil Foden.

Foden scored twice as City beat Newport to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals.

City are top of the Premier League, play Schalke within the Champions League last 16 on Wednesday and may per chance per chance fair meet Chelsea in Sunday’s Carabao Cup final.

“Everything goes smartly for the time being and we can and not using a doubt blueprint shut each competition nonetheless it goes to be complex,” Foden urged BBC Sport.

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No English group has ever received all four indispensable competitions in one season, with Manchester United coming closest by claiming the Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League in 1999.

“It be a extensive squad and every person wants to demonstrate the boss they’ll originate,” Foden added to BBC Sport.

“He rotates the squad loads and he offers of us of enterprise.”

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Phil Foden’s good cease ends Newport’s hopes of a slow comeback.

Pep Guardiola performed down relate of City winning the quadruple and pointed to Manchester United’s recent defeat by Paris St-Germain within the Champions League, which ended Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s unbeaten originate as manager at Ancient Trafford, as proof that winning runs can on the subject of an abrupt kill.

“We can ogle in Might per chance well also and June how we attain nonetheless it is indispensable to be there in all competitions in February,” Guardiola urged BBC Sport.

“The cease end result will likely be proven on the cease and now we’ve to construct up greater and prepare for our shuffle to Germany [to face Schalke in the Champions League].”

Talking to BT Sport, he added: “We’re in four competitions – each sport is fully diversified.

“You play League Two then Champions League.

“You indulge in to adapt and exchange mentality and which methodology to develop as a group and the extensive mistake is believing you are greater than somebody.

“It is a mistake, fancy United are praised and better than PSG, but you ogle what came about. Try and be level-headed and prepare smartly.”

I designate English soccer greater than ever now – Guardiola

Man City have not reached the FA Cup semi-finals under Pep Guardiola

It took City until the 51st minute to rating against a cussed Newport in a raucous atmosphere at Rodney Parade.

The complex pitch also caused concerns for City but Leroy Sane opened the scoring before Foden’s two objectives and a fourth from Riyad Mahrez.

“The home crowd modified into astonishing,” acknowledged Guardiola, who is yet to blueprint shut the FA Cup as Manchester City manager.

“Successful here, I designate English soccer on the fresh time greater than ever and how complex the cup is in these prerequisites.

“They exhaust their aspects the place they’re greater than us.

“That’s why I am so ecstatic with how we’ve performed here on the fresh time.”

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