Pep Guardiola says Manchester City’s fans need to be “seduced” after club polls showed supporters would prefer to win the Premier League than the Champions League.
City open their ninth successive home campaign in the competition on Tuesday when they host Croatia’s Dinamo Zagreb.
“I know for fans the Premier League is most exciting. But this competition is nice too,” said City boss Guardiola.
“We are going to try and seduce our fans and say ‘we can do it’.”
Between 48,000 and 50,000 are expected at the game, with adult tickets still available starting at £20.