New Man United signing reveals lofty ambitions for Jose Mourinho’s side

Eric Bailly says his biggest ambition in football is to win the Champions League with Manchester United

Eric Bailly has admitted that it is his dream to lift the Champions League trophy with Manchester United.

The defender is currently getting to grips with life at Old Trafford after his arrival from Villarreal in the summer transfer window.

Bailly has been in impressive form in the heart of United’s defence and has earned plenty of admirers for his performances for Jose Mourinho’s men so far this term.

The Ivory Coast international will be hoping to enjoy a long and successful career at Manchester United.

And although the Red Devils are fighting in the Europa League this season, the defender says his dream would be to win the Champions League with Mourinho’s side.

Asked what his biggest remaining ambition is, Bailly told United Review: “To win the Champions League with United. Definitely!”

Bailly and his Manchester United team-mates are currently preparing for their crunch Premier League clash against Liverpool at Anfield next Monday night.

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