History beckons as Manchester City, Inter Milan clash in UEFA Champions League final

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Manchester City are aiming to complete a historic treble and their first UCL title with a win against an in-form Inter Milan side in Istanbul on Saturday.

The stage is set in Istanbul for the final of the 2023 UEFA Champions League final with Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City taking on the Italian giants Inter Milan in a mouth-watering clash on Saturday, 10th June.

City will be entering the contest as hot favourites after their late season surge saw them win the Premier League title after a tough race with Arsenal and then the FA Cup after beating crosstown rivals Manchester United in the final at Wembley.

City have spent the last decade chasing this trophy having been transformed following an Abu Dhabi-backed takeover in 2008.

Also-rans before Sheikh Mansour arrived, they are now England’s dominant force, fresh from winning a fifth Premier League title in six seasons.

Guardiola, chasing the third Champions League crown of his coaching career, has built a side that is playing arguably the finest football of any team since his great Barcelona of a decade ago.

Now they are through to their second Champions League final in three seasons, two years after losing to Chelsea in Porto, and are hoping to complete a treble after securing the Premier League and FA Cup.