Real Madrid winger, Lucas Vazquez might not be considered by many as someone who will directly replace Cristiano Ronaldo should if the Portuguese was absent.
However, that was what happened this midweek during Madrid's Champions League first leg tie against Man City.
The Champions League already reaching its semifinal stage and things get tougher for remaining teams, including Premier League representative, Manchester City.
After escaping a tough duel against Paris Saint-Germain, Man City will be battling another difficult opponent as they're being drawn with Real Madrid.
Manchester City's recent form has been widely inconsistent, especially in the Premier League as they struggle to keep up their chase on table topper, Leicester City.
However, some positive hope suddenly arrived for the Etihad based outfit as one of their influential star this season, Kevin De Bruyne is set to make his come back after 10 weeks out due to injury.
The quarter final stage of UEFA Champions League set to provide another exciting entertainment with four top teams battling for two spot in Semifinals.
Two Spanish giant, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid will have to fight for one semi ticket as they were paired up in the latest drawing.
Confirmation regarding Pep Guardiola's arrival at Manchester City next season triggered several potential transfer rumors such as recent reports about Manuel Neuer being targeted by the Premier League side next summer.
Experiencing a disappointing exit from FA Cup this past weekend, Manchester City are now looking for as they face up against Dynamo Kyiv in the Champions League.
Although admitting that their 5-1 from Chelsea last weekend isn't the best preparation ahead of their midweek tie, City's defender, Pablo Zabaleta believes that with a better focus, his side can get back on winning ways.
Chelsea made their way into the next round of FA Cup following a massive 5-1 over Chelsea, giving Guus Hiddink's men a needed morale boost.
Hiddink was delighted with his team's victory, as it gives them that mental strength especially with another Champions League battle against Paris Saint-Germain looming ahead.
Manchester City went out of the FA Cup this season after suffering a 5-1 defeat from Chelsea and that result puts Manuel Pellegrini under heavy criticism for playing young players instead of putting out a strong squad.
Still struggling to get themselves up into the top half of English Premier League standings, Chelsea apparently are targeting FA Cup glory this season.
That was what their current manager, Guus Hiddink, stated ahead of his team's Sunday battle against Manchester City, which will be a tough encounter for The Blues.