Manchester City fans have been reacting to the news that Fernandinho could leave the club at the end of this season.
The Citizens captured the 53-time Brazil international in 2013 for a fee of £30m (BBC). Since then, he has been a vital cog in the City machine, making 338 appearances in all competitions (Transfermarkt). He has also helped bring plenty of success to the Etihad Stadium, with City winning three Premier League titles during his time in Manchester.
Does Fernandinho deserve another contract?
Now, though, he is 35 years old and will be 36 by the start of the next campaign. He is out of contract at the end of this term and, according to journalist Jorge Nicola (via Sport Witness), his deal at the club does not look like it will be renewed. Fernandinho is said to be considering a return to Brazil, with Atletico Mineiro one of the interested parties.
The news was shared on Twitter by @City_Xtra, and it has left the fans gutted. They took to the social media platform to share their thoughts.
Let’s see what the fans had to say about the Fernandinho news below
“I want to cry”
“No please no”
“no. no. no. no. no. no. no. no.”
“I don’t get it. The play time he will get there will be the same at the epl. Just give him an extension and let him end his career here”
“It’s just not fair, he looks like he could do a job for next year as well as this, needs to stay in the Man City family”
“Sad to see him go, he’s been such a good player for many years.”
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