Former City star Navas seeking Man Utd scalp

first_imgUEFA Champions League Man Utd scalp sought by Navas as Champions League gift to City Chris Burton Last updated 1 year ago 16:27 2/19/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(1) Ben Yedder, Jesus Navas, Sevilla Getty UEFA Champions League Sevilla v Manchester United Manchester United Sevilla The Sevilla winger is set to face the Red Devils at the last-16 stage and is aware that victory would be welcomed by former employers in Manchester As a former Manchester City player, Jesus Navas is looking forward to rekindling old rivalries with Manchester United in the Champions League.The Spanish winger is back in his homeland with Sevilla, having returned to his roots for a second spell last summer.AdChoices广告Navas had previously spent four years at the Etihad Stadium, during which he regularly crossed paths with arch-rivals from Old Trafford. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player The 32-year-old will be seeking a prized scalp once more when Sevilla face United in at the last-16 stage of the 2017-18 Champions League, and the World Cup winner is determined to give both current and former employers something to shout about.Navas told The Mirror: “For us, it’s all about getting through to the next round.“But I know it would be nice for some of the friends I’ve got back in Manchester if we did manage to pull it off and knock out United.“If people underestimate us, they should look at what we’re doing at the moment, our ­performances, the fact we’ve got to a final already and we’re still in all of the competitions.“We’re a great side and we can achieve things.“United were always our great rivals when I was at City, and we played some really important games against them.“But now this is really important game for Sevilla, for the club, for our fans, and it would be great for us to make it to the quarter-finals.Jesus Navas knock Manchester United out“We know it’s going to be a hard game, but we’re doing well at the moment and we’ll do everything in our power to go through against United.“But we know we’ll have to be at our maximum level and concentrated throughout both games, because at any moment, a top team like United can finish the tie.“United have also got some really important games coming up, starting with us, but hopefully we’re going to be able to stand in their way.”Jose Mourinho’s side head to Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on Wednesday, before returning to domestic action with a run of Premier League games which will see them face Chelsea, Crystal Palace and Liverpool.last_img

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *