Fernandinho could extend his contract at Manchester City with 36-year-old demonstrating that he can still make a huge impact for Pep Guardiola’s side
- Experienced midfielder Fernandinho could extend his Manchester City contract
- Fernandinho is out of contract this summer but can still make a major impact
- City have held discussions with their captain about him staying after he retires
Fernandinho’s recent performances have led to the growing possibility of the veteran extending his contract at Manchester City.
The central midfielder was 36 on Tuesday as City reached their first Champions League final and is out of contract in the summer.
Pep Guardiola opted for Fernandinho over Rodri for the 2-0 semi-final second leg victory over Paris Saint-Germain and the manager has been impressed with his leadership since taking the captaincy.
Experienced midfielder Fernandinho could extend his contract at Manchester City soon
Sportsmail understands City have held discussions with the Brazilian about remaining at the club following retirement.
‘I’m very focused on the final part of this season,’ Fernandinho told TNT Sports. ‘I and the club respect each other a lot, we will sit and talk after May 30 to decide what is the best way for both sides.’
Pep Guardiola elected to start Fernandinho instead of Rodri against Paris Saint-Germain
City have held talks with the 36-year-old about him remaining at the club after he retires
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