Having stunned Manchester City to reach the semi-finals, Danny Rose says Tottenham Hotspur believe they can win the Champions League.
The England left-back says Spurs can go all the way after they reached the last four of Europe’s premier club competition in dramatic fashion at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday.
Tottenham will face Ajax over two legs for a place at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium on June 1 and when asked whether Spurs could win the tournament, Rose’s reply was unequivocal. “We’re in the semis and we’ve had a hard run,” he told the Evening Standard. “We started the tournament very badly.
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We had to get something from Barcelona [in the final group game] and we did [with a 1-1 draw to qualify]. “We beat the potential German champions Dortmund [in the last 16] and potentially the English champions in City, so we’ve taken the hardest route to the semi-finals and we’re full of confidence. “Can we win it? Why not? We’re in the semis and we’ll see how it goes.
We are in a great position. We’ve taken a very hard route to get there and the manager expects us to beat anyone we play against, whether that’s in England or in the Champions League. “It will be no different in the semi-final. We’re looking forward to it and we are not scared of anybody.”11 BUSINESS NUGGETS FROM SUPER EAGLES BRONZE MEDAL TRIUMPH. The content of this ebook will propel you above your competition. DOWNLOAD NOW!!!