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Man City veteran Fernandinho confirms Guardiola created plans for Brazil

Posted Wednesday, July 29, 2020 by Tribalfootball.com64 hits

Manchester City veteran Fernandinho has revealed he has spoken with Pep Guardiola about managing Brazil. Guardiola has always mentioned his desire to one-day coach a national team. But Fernandinho admits it would be 'impossible' for the Spaniard to coach the five-time world champions. He told ESPN: "Pep said he wanted to make Brazil a World Cup champion and had an entire strategy to make us...Full Story »

Fernandinho suspended as Manchester City host champions Liverpool

Posted Wednesday, July 01, 2020 by PA33 hits

Manchester City will be without winger Leroy Sane for the visit of new Premier League champions Liverpool as he nears a move to Bayern Munich.Fernandinho is also absent as he completes a two-match suspension and striker Sergio Aguero faces a lengthy lay-off after knee surgery.Defender John Stones could be available having been an unused substitute at Newcastle on Sunday following an ankle injury...Full Story »

Fernandinho’s last gasp own goal sees Crystal Palace claim draw

Posted Sunday, January 19, 2020 by PA45 hits

Fernandinho scored a last-minute own goal as Manchester City were held to a dramatic 2-2 draw by Crystal Palace at the Etihad Stadium.Two late goals from Sergio Aguero looked to have settled a Premier League contest that burst into life in the closing stages after Cenk Tosun had headed Palace into a first-half lead.But Palace, who had defended resolutely for most of the game, refused to give up ...Full Story »

Man City players accept Fernandinho leaving

Posted Wednesday, December 25, 2019 by Tribalfootball.com100 hits

Manchester City's players appear to have accepted Fernandinho will leave at the end of the season. Riyad Mahrez and Benjamin Mendy took part in a quickfire round of questions on Sky Sports's YouTube channel. The pair were asked: "Who announced in the summer that this will be their final season at City?" Mahrez was quick to buzz in, responding with "David and Fernandinho." The presenter tur...Full Story »

Pep Guardiola to stick with Fernandinho in Manchester City’s defence

Posted Monday, December 02, 2019 by PA62 hits

Pep Guardiola has no intention of moving Fernandinho back into the Manchester City midfield.The Brazilian has been playing as a centre-back in recent months.That situation first came about through necessity with Aymeric Laporte and John Stones out injured but has endured even with the latter now fit again.Fernandinho has impressed in the heart of the City defence (Owen Humphreys/PA)City boss Gua...Full Story »

Manchester City vs Southampton - Man City welcome back Fernandinho

Posted Friday, November 01, 2019 by PA96 hits

Fernandinho returns from suspension for Manchester City as they host Southampton for the second time in five days. The midfielder missed the Carabao Cup victory over the same opponents after picking up a red card in last weekend’s Premier League win against Aston Villa. Rodri (hamstring), Oleksandr Zinchenko, Leroy Sane and Aymeric Laporte (all knee) remain on the sidelines. Sout...Full Story »

Fernandinho banned as Manchester City host Southampton

Posted Tuesday, October 29, 2019 by PA60 hits

Manchester City will be without suspended midfielder Fernandinho for the Carabao Cup fourth-round clash at home against Southampton on Tuesday.The Brazil international, who has been filling in at centre-back for the holders, was sent off after being booked twice in the 3-0 Premier League win over Aston Villa on Saturday.City, who are likely to field some fringe players, will also be missing midf...Full Story »

Manchester City vs Watford - Man City to stick with Fernandinho in defence

Posted Friday, September 20, 2019 by PA78 hits

Fernandinho is set to continue in central defence for Manchester City as the champions host Watford in the Premier League on Saturday.The midfielder moved into the back four against Shakhtar Donetsk in midweek after John Stones (thigh) joined Aymeric Laporte (knee) on the sidelines. The pair both face lengthy lay-offs.City have no fresh injuries following their trip to Ukraine and midfielder Phi...Full Story »

Fernandinho in contention to return for Manchester City against Tottenham

Posted Friday, August 16, 2019 by PA56 hits

Midfielder Fernandinho is back in contention as Manchester City have close to a fully-fit squad available for Saturday’s Premier League clash with Tottenham.The Brazilian missed last week’s opener against West Ham having returned to training late following international duty.Winger Leroy Sane is the only major absentee as he awaits knee surgery while left-back Benjamin Mendy is unlik...Full Story »

Manchester City vs Watford - Fernandinho fighting to be fit for final

Posted Friday, May 17, 2019 by PA178 hits

Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho is hoping to prove his fitness to face Watford in Saturday’s FA Cup final at Wembley.The Brazilian, who missed the final three games of the champions’ Premier League title run-in with a knee injury, returned to training this week.Playmaker Kevin De Bruyne could also feature after returning from a hamstring problem as a substitute at Brighton las...Full Story »

Man City closing on £68.5m Atletico midfielder Saul Niguez as long-term Fernandinho replacement

Posted Thursday, March 21, 2019 by hits

Saul Niguez has emerged as a prime candidate to replace Fernandinho MANCHESTER CITY are edging closer to a deal for Atletico Madrid star Saul Niguez as a replacement for Fernandinho, according to reports. City’s need to find a top-class replacement for Fernandinho has become a priority. The Brazilian midfield enforcer – who has been out of action since the Carabao Cup victory over...Full Story »

Manchester City vs West Ham United - Laporte and Fernandinho missing for City

Posted Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by PA96 hits

Manchester City will be without defender Aymeric Laporte (hamstring) and midfielder Fernandinho (groin) for Wednesday’s Premier League clash with West Ham at the Etihad Stadium.The pair were both forced off during the Carabao Cup final on Sunday and join centre-back John Stones (groin) and striker Gabriel Jesus (hamstring) on the sidelines.On the positive side, left-back Benjamin Mendy (kn...Full Story »

Southampton vs Manchester City - Fernandinho remains a no-go for City

Posted Friday, December 28, 2018 by PA156 hits

Manchester City could again be without Fernandinho for Sunday’s Premier League trip to Southampton, while Fabian Delph is suspended. Midfielder Fernandinho has missed City’s last two league outings – both defeats – with a thigh problem and will again be assessed while left-back Delph is beginning a three-match ban for his sending-off at Leicester. Playmaker David...Full Story »

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