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Manchester City captain Fernandinho agrees new one-year deal as the Brazilian midfielder signs on for his NINTH season with the club

Manchester City captain Fernandinho has agreed a new one-year contract.

The Brazilian’s leadership played a pivotal role in reigniting City’s season as they went onto lift another Premier League title and the veteran is viewed as an invaluable member of Pep Guardiola’s squad.

The midfielder, who turned 36 last month, had seen his games reduced but fought his way back into side as they progressed in the Champions League.

Fernandinho has agreed to sign a new one-year contract extension with Manchester City

Fernandinho was a surprise omission for the final defeat by Chelsea in Porto, with Ilkay Gundogan chosen to sit in front of Guardiola’s back four instead.