Kenny hopes for distracted City

BY foxsports • April 9, 2011

City are just two wins away from their first major trophy in 35 years and Dalglish hopes that will be playing on their minds when they arrive Anfield - just five days before their date at Wembley with rivals Manchester United. "It will be a difficult test," he said. "Manchester City are going for a Champions League spot and in a week's time they have an FA Cup semi-final against Manchester United. "I am sure they will have half an eye on the cup tie because it is a massive game for them. "It will be a great opportunity for them to get some silverware if they get past United, especially as their task for that game has been made easier because Wayne Rooney won't be available. "I am sure the Champions League spot is important but I'm sure a trophy is more important to them. "If they can get that they would view this season as being successful. "When you see a trophy at the end of it sometimes your concentration wanes a bit. "Any help we can get if that happens will be beneficial to us and we hope that can be the case." Meanwhile Dalglish has told City not to worry about any criticism - as people only dislike them because they are jealous. "City have a lot of people who dislike them because of envy," added Dalglish. "But there is not one football supporter who wouldn't enjoy their club having just a fraction of the money they (City) get to spend on players. "They were, for a while, many supporters' second club as they have always been a bit of a romantic club. "But they have gone more business-like now, stepped up to the plate and spent a lot of money and they will be looking for success."

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