Fernando Luiz Roza, better known as Fernandinho is delighted upon extreme with his new contract at Manchester City.
The 36-year-old Brazilian midfielder has today penned down a one-year contract that will keep him at City until year 2022.
The contract-end will mark 9 years with the sky blues for Fernandinho who joined the club in 2013 from Shaktah Donestk.
After signing papers, the veteran skipper went to socials and expressed his excitement from his bosses.
“I’m delighted to sign another year for this wonderful Club.”
“looking forward to continue my journey and achieve many goals together.” He wrote.
He continued and thanked in a special way, his God and parties that have stood with him behind his successful career.
“I would like to thank God, my family, my teammates, the club staff and a special thanks to our amazing fans who have supported me since day one.”
Last month, Fernandinho appeared in Mancheter City’s loss to Chelsea in their first ever Champions League final and this huge blow might have challenged him thus questing for another competition, of which he believes they can possibly do.
“In my head and my mind, the job is not done yet and so that’s why I decided to stay here another year and try to help the team and the club to achieve the goals that they’re looking for,” he said.
“In my point of view, we can do that, there’s still places to improve and to get those targets.
“Obviously, for me and for my family it’s a pleasure to stay in Manchester for one more year.
“If I can keep doing the same way, leading them inside the pitch, off the pitch, to help them to improve and get better and to perform better during the games, I would be the happiest person there.” He added.
Manchester City Director of Football, Txixi Begiristain also lifted remarks upon his contract for his contributions for the club.
“Fernandinho’s contribution to Manchester City cannot be overstated.”
“He is an outstanding footballer – one of the best in the world in his position – and an exemplary professional.” – Begiristain.
He continued and said,
“Since he arrived in 2013, his attitude and consistency have been exceptional, and he has developed into one of our most influential players.
“He is our captain; our leader and it is a position he has excelled in. There are a number of talented young players in our squad and, therefore, it is vital we have somebody with Fernandinho’s knowledge and experience.
“He remains an important player for us and we are delighted he has committed to another year.”
It should be remembered that Fernando appeared on the list earlier this month of players who were likely to leave their premier league clubs and proposals had hit quickly from South America.