Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

City Are on a 25-Year Mission to Build a Dynasty

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

City Are on a 25-Year Mission to Build a Dynasty

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CITY will have to keep winning for a 25-year period to be considered among the world's biggest clubs, according to their former captain Richard Dunne.

The Blues have won three Premier League titles since Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan took over in 2008, along with the FA Cup and four Carabao Cup successes.

The Blues' best showing in the Champions League came with their run to the semi-finals in 2016, and Pep Guardiola's side will match that feat should they beat Tottenham in this season's last eight.

"If City want to become as big a club as United or Liverpool and have a huge fanbase in all corners of the world, they would have to keep winning for 25 years and more," Dunne said.

"If they can win trophies every year for that long, they will have two generations of supporters that have watched them enjoy that success and it's more than possible when you see the foundations that have now been put in place at the club. …

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