Fernandinho has been in talks with the Citizens for the past month and, having finally put pen to paper on a two-and-a-half year deal, And says he wants to prolong his career in Manchester for as long as possible.
“This is a club with a fantastic future and I want to be a part of it for as long as possible,” he told the club’s official website.
“With Pep [Guardiola] in charge, I feel sure we can win significant silverware and, importantly, we will try to do it playing attractive, attacking football.
It’s a pleasure to be a part of this Club and I look forward to seeing what the next few years bring.”
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💬 @fernandinho: “This is a Club with a fantastic future and I want to be a part of it for as long as possible."
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Director of football Txiki Begiristain added:
“We’re delighted Ferna has signed his new contract.
He is a senior member of the squad and his professionalism and work ethic are second to none.
His form has been fantastic this season and we’re happy he’s extended his deal for a further two years.”
Fernandinho agreement comes after Nicolas Otamendi also agreed fresh terms until 2022 earlier this week.