Some Manchester City fans react to club tweet on 'fantastic' £180,000-a-week player
Manchester City have confirmed that club captain Fernandinho has signed a new contract with the club.
The Premier League champions confirmed on their official website that the Brazilian international will stay with the club. The midfielder has penned a one-year extension with City.
Fernandinho said on signing an extension with the Manchester giants: “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.
“In my point of view, we can do that, there’s still places to improve and to get those targets. And obviously, for me and for my family it’s a pleasure to stay in Manchester for one more year.”
Indeed, the veteran midfielder has been one of City’s best players in the Premier League era and a key reason behind their domination of the English top-flight over the past five years.
And City supporters on social media were buzzing that Fernandinho had signed a new contract with the club. Which will keep him in Manchester for another 12 months.
Here’s what some City fans had to say on Twitter about Fernandinho…
Captain Fantastic 🐐— ¹⁷ 🇧🇪 (@BelgianKing17) June 29, 2021
That’s the best transfer we can make this summer. What a piece of news to start off hopefully a very good day. Legend— Leo🇧🇼 (@mcfcleo_) June 29, 2021
😍— Mohammad Zaror 🇵🇸 (@zaror_mohammed) June 29, 2021
Yes captain!!! We love you ferna! Let's get the job done! 💙💙💙— Sumesh S P (@Sumesh_SP_) June 29, 2021
As figures from Salary Sport show, Fernandinho earns £180,000-a-week at the club. Making the midfielder one of the top earners in the squad.