According to a report by Daily Mail correspondent Jack Gaughan, via City Xtra, the club have held post-retirement role discussions with Manchester City favourite Fernandinho and there is even a growing possibility of the midfielder extending his stay at the Etihad Stadium after recent performances.
The Brazilian has been a mainstay since signing at Eastlands back in the summer of 2013, making 347 appearances in all competitions whilst scoring 24 goals and assisting 28 others as a defensive midfielder (Transfermarkt).
He has been a pivotal member of the squad over City’s last few Premier League title triumphs under Pep Guardiola and has continued to play a role when called upon this campaign.
The 36-year-old captained City to a stunning victory over Paris-Saint Germain in their Champions League semi-final tie midweek after being handed the nod over Rodri, and his gritty performance highlighted exactly why supporters love him.
Now, Mail journalist Gaughan says there is a ‘growing possibility’ of the midfield colossus extending his contract after recent performances and the club have even held discussions with him over remaining at the club post-retirement.
Flocking to this claim, many Sky Blues have understandably erupted – find all of their best verdicts from social media down below.
Man City fans erupt over Fernandinho news
“I am on my knees, give him whatever he wants”
“GIVE IT HIM. KEEP HIM HERE FOR A LIFETIME”
“Sign him for another 10 years”
“Give him a 50 year contract imo”
In other news: Man City fans blasted this PSG ‘clown’ after what he said, find out more here.
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