Diatta targets Euro glory
By Giscard Gourizro
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Lamine Diatta thinks Lyon can win the UEFA Champions League this term.
Lamine Diatta thinks Lyon are capable of mounting a serious challenge for the UEFA Champions League this season.
After agreeing a new contract that will run until 2008, the African stopper is in a confident mood.
The Senegal international has been a reliable figure for Gerard Houllier in the Ligue 1 leaders' defence.
"I am happy to prolong my contract," he told skysports.com.
"Lyon are a good club and we can challenge for the Champions League.
"We have a good squad that can win the Champions League.
"Liverpool and Porto won it the past two years so we can win it as well this season.
"It will be difficult, but you never know."
Lyon reached the last 16 of the competition when topping Real Madrid's qualifying group.