Flamengo vice-president Marcos Braz has responded to rumours of a possible transfer for Fernandinho, who might go away Manchester Metropolis in the summertime.
The defensive midfielder has been on the Etihad since 2013. He has made 375 appearances for the membership to this point and helped them to win a bunch of trophies. His honours embody 4 Premier League titles, one FA Cup and 6 EFL Cups.
Fernandinho fell down Pep Guardiola’s pecking order after the arrival of Rodri in 2019. He has nonetheless performed 25 video games for Manchester Metropolis this season, though he not often will get the possibility to begin within the greater matches.
The 53-cap Brazil worldwide made headlines final week by revealing his want to safe a summer time switch.
Requested at a press convention if he want to keep at Metropolis, he mentioned: “I don’t suppose so.”
Fernandinho added: “I wish to play repeatedly. I’ll return to Brazil. I made a decision with my household, which is crucial for me.”
Flamengo linked with Fernandinho seize
His feedback left Guardiola shocked, because the coach had not been informed earlier than the press convention started.
Based on studies in Brazil, Corinthians, Botafogo and Flamengo have all made approaches to land the enforcer.
However his desire is to hyperlink up with rival Brazilian aspect Athletico Paranaense.
Potential suitors Flamengo have been in motion over the weekend, beating Sao Paulo 3-1 at house. After the win, Braz was requested about Fernandinho’s potential arrival.
The chief admitted he is aware of Fernandinho’s consultant, though a switch is not going to come about till the star turns into a free agent.
“As quickly as he’s launched, we are going to discuss,” Braz informed reporters (via Sport Witness). “There’s nothing. I do know his agent. He didn’t type his life. There’s nothing.”
In the meanwhile, Fernandinho will give attention to serving to Metropolis to make their spectacular marketing campaign a profitable one. The Residents have seven matches left as they appear to beat Liverpool to the Premier League title.
They’re additionally aiming to finish their Champions League heartache. Guardiola’s males face Actual Madrid within the semis, with the primary leg going down on Tuesday April 26.
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