Manchester City defender Ruben Dias has warned their rivals they won’t be complacent after winning the Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League last term.
The Portuguese international acknowledged that the treble win was a remarkable achievement but believes they will be raring to compete on all fronts again.
“Yes, last season was beautiful, but it’s just one part,” Dias said (via the Daily Mail). “Yes, we won the treble, and it’s amazing, but there is a lot more to come.
“It’s ingrained in us. I have done it once, and I can always do it twice, three or four times. I want to make sure that my numbers will be good enough to be remembered for a while, if not forever.”
The 26-year-old admitted that a burden was lifted off their shoulders following the Champions League win.
City are in the midst of a mini revamp as they refresh themselves ahead of next season.
Ilkay Gundogan has left on a free transfer to join Barcelona. They have replaced him with Mateo Kovacic.
They are also trying to add Josko Gvardiol to replace Aymeric Laporte, who could leave this summer.
It will be intriguing to see if City can mount another challenge on all fronts after last season’s exploits.
After a remarkable season, Pep Guardiola will have to find new ways to keep his side hungry.
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