Fernandinho

Born: May 4, 1985 (age 32)

Height: 5'10.5" (179cm)
Weight: 10st 8lb (67kg)

Hometown: Londrina, Brazil
Nationality: Brazil Brazilian

Position: Midfielder
Team: Manchester City (no. 25)
Fernandinho of Manchester City during the UEFA Champions League Group D match between Manchester City and Juventus at the Etihad Stadium on September 15, 2015
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Career History
Senior2013-Manchester City
International2011-Brazil
Sports Mole has 637 articles about Fernandinho. Articles 1 to 40:
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola at the Premier League match against West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Can Manchester City lift EFL Cup to stay on course for treble?
Manchester City's hopes of winning the quadruple are over, but can Pep Guardiola's side remain on course for the treble by beating Arsenal in the EFL Cup final?
Feb 20, 18:44
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola at the Premier League match against West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Result: Will Grigg shatters Manchester City's quadruple hopes
Will Grigg's late winner sees Wigan Athletic record a memorable 1-0 victory over 10-man Manchester City in the fifth round of the FA Cup at the DW Stadium.
Feb 19, 21:50
Fernandinho in action for Manchester City on December 13, 2017
Fernandinho: 'Manchester City have incredible preparation'
Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho hails the club's "incredible preparation" as a unique factor in the team's performances.
Feb 14, 16:59
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany warms up before his side's Premier League match against Everton at the Etihad Stadium on October 15, 2016
Pep Guardiola: 'Vincent Kompany will lift Premier League title'
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola confirms that captain Vincent Kompany will lift any trophies the team win this season, despite only playing a bit-part role.
Feb 12, 13:34
Sergio Aguero in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Leicester City on February 10, 2018
Result: Sergio Aguero scores four in Manchester City rout
Sergio Aguero scores four second-half goals to fire Manchester City to a 5-1 victory over Leicester City, taking them 16 points clear at the top of the Premier League.
Feb 10, 19:23
Riyad Mahrez ahead of the Premier League match between Manchester City and Leicester City on February 10, 2018
Team News: Riyad Mahrez on bench for Leicester City against Manchester City
Leicester City midfielder Riyad Mahrez starts on the bench for the Foxes against Manchester City.
Feb 10, 16:32
A general shot of the corner flag at the Etihad Stadium prior to Manchester City's Premier League clash with Middlesbrough on November 5, 2016
Mircea Lucescu: 'Fred will join Manchester City'
Former Shakhtar Donetsk boss Mircea Lucescu says that Brazilian midfielder Fred will join Manchester City and not Manchester United this summer.
Feb 8, 13:49
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola at the Premier League match against West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Pep Guardiola pleased with "nice performance" in win over West Bromwich Albion
Pep Guardiola is pleased with Manchester City's "nice performance" in their 3-0 Premier League win over West Bromwich Albion on Wednesday night.
Jan 31, 22:47
Fernandinho celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester City and West Bromwich Albion on January 31, 2018
Live Commentary: Manchester City 3-0 West Bromwich Albion - as it happened
Relive how Man City went 15 points clear at the top of the table with a 3-0 win over West Brom, courtesy of Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates from the Etihad Stadium.
Jan 31, 19:00
Kevin De Bruyne celebrates with teammates after scoring an equaliser during the EFL Cup game between Manchester City and Bristol City on January 9, 2018
Pep Guardiola: 'Manchester City squad not perfect'
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola admits that he faces a challenge keeping each member of his squad happy, as he rejects the notion of having 'the perfect squad'.
Jan 26, 16:11
Sergio Aguero celebrates with Bernardo Silva after scoring during the EFL Cup game between Bristol City and Manchester City on January 23, 2018
Result: Manchester City keep quadruple hopes alive by reaching EFL Cup final
Manchester City survive a late scare at Ashton Gate to beat Bristol City 3-2 on the night and 5-3 on aggregate, sealing their place in the final of the EFL Cup.
Jan 23, 21:45
Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Liverpool on September 9, 2017
Manchester City bring forward Fred transfer plans?
Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred is reportedly a January target for Manchester City, as manager Pep Guardiola has had to reconsider his transfer plans.
Jan 22, 15:58
Pep Guardiola embraces Rafael Benitez ahead of the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Manchester City on December 27, 2017
Team News: Two changes for Manchester City against Newcastle United
Manchester City make two changes as the club host Newcastle United at the Etihad Stadium in Saturday's late kickoff.
Jan 20, 16:33
Kevin De Bruyne in action during the EFL Cup game between Manchester City and Bristol City on January 9, 2018
Kevin De Bruyne to sign new six-year deal at Manchester City?
Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne is reportedly ready to pen a new six-year contract worth £260,000 per week at the Etihad Stadium.
Jan 20, 09:51
A general shot of the corner flag at the Etihad Stadium prior to Manchester City's Premier League clash with Middlesbrough on November 5, 2016
Fernandinho pens Manchester City contract extension
Fernandinho signs a new two-and-a-half-year deal at Manchester City to put an end to questions over his future.
Jan 19, 10:07
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scores the opener during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Manchester City on January 14, 2018
Result: Liverpool end Manchester City's unbeaten run
Liverpool end Manchester City's hopes of an invincible season with a thrilling 4-3 victory over the Premier League leaders at Anfield.
Jan 14, 17:56
Virgil van Dijk in action for the Reds during the FA Cup game between Liverpool and Everton on January 5, 2018
Team News: Virgil van Dijk misses out against Manchester City due to injury
Virgil van Dijk is left out of Liverpool's squad to face Manchester City due to a hamstring injury, as Jurgen Klopp makes three changes to his starting lineup.
Jan 14, 15:02
Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Liverpool on September 9, 2017
Manchester City to launch £45m bid for Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred?
Manchester City reportedly decide to launch a £45m offer for Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred, who they want to provide competition in the middle of the pitch.
Jan 13, 10:25
Roberto Firmino battles with Sergio Aguero during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Liverpool on September 9, 2017
Combined XI: Liverpool vs. Manchester City
In the buildup to Liverpool's Premier League showdown with Manchester City, Sports Mole selects a strongest combined XI from both squads.
Jan 12, 13:22
Sergio Aguero in action during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Manchester City on December 27, 2017
Team News: Pep Guardiola leaves out Sergio Aguero for semi-final first leg
Sergio Aguero is left out of Manchester City's starting lineup to face Bristol City, as Pep Guardiola makes four changes for the EFL Cup semi-final first leg.
Jan 9, 18:48
Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Liverpool on September 9, 2017
Manchester City considering £30m Fred offer?
Manchester City are believed to be considering a £30m offer for Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred, as manager Pep Guardiola looks to secure his services from next season.
Jan 9, 15:04
Sergio Aguero in action during the Premier League game between Newcastle United and Manchester City on December 27, 2017
Result: Manchester City come from behind to reach FA Cup fourth round
Manchester City come from behind to beat Burnley 4-1 at the Etihad Stadium, sealing their place in the fourth round of the FA Cup.
Jan 6, 16:51
Kyle Walker congratulates Raheem Sterling for making it 2-0 during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Bournemouth on December 23, 2017
Result: Raheem Sterling strike sends Manchester City 15 points clear
Raheem Sterling scores the only goal of the game as Manchester City overcome Newcastle United 1-0 at St James' Park to move 15 points clear at the top of the table.
Dec 27, 21:37
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany warms up before his side's Premier League match against Everton at the Etihad Stadium on October 15, 2016
Vincent Kompany taken off early in Manchester City game at Newcastle United
Vincent Kompany manages only 11 minutes of Manchester City's game against Newcastle United before having to come off with an apparent injury.
Dec 27, 21:00
Manchester City defender Nicolas Otamendi before the Champions League match against Napoli on October 17, 2017
Nicolas Otamendi signs new two-year Manchester City deal?
Manchester City reportedly reward defender Nicolas Otamendi with a two-year contract extension keeping him at the Etihad until 2022.
Dec 25, 10:59
Kevin De Bruyne in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Vote for your Premier League central midfielder of the season so far
Vote for your central midfielders in the Sports Mole readers' halfway-stage Premier League Team of the Season.
Dec 24, 15:10
Pep Guardiola gesticulates during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Burnley on October 21, 2017
Manchester City consider move for Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred?
Manchester City are reportedly interested in adding Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred to their squad in the summer.
Dec 24, 09:27
Pep Guardiola gesticulates during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Burnley on October 21, 2017
Pep Guardiola: 'Bournemouth were tough to break down'
Pep Guardiola claims that Manchester City found it tough to break down Bournemouth at the Etihad Stadium despite ultimately claiming a 4-0 win over the Cherries.
Dec 23, 17:33
Kyle Walker congratulates Raheem Sterling for making it 2-0 during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Bournemouth on December 23, 2017
Result: Manchester City too strong for Bournemouth
Manchester City move 14 points clear at the top of the Premier League table courtesy of a 4-0 victory over Bournemouth at the Etihad Stadium.
Dec 23, 16:55
Fernandinho leaves the field after seeing red during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Burnley on January 2, 2017
Fernandinho contract extension already been signed?
A report claims that Fernandinho has already signed a one-year contract extension with Manchester City, which the Citizens have the option to add a further 12 months to.
Dec 21, 22:47
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola at the Premier League match against West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Team News: Widescale changes for Leicester City and Manchester City in EFL Cup clash
Pep Guardiola rings the changes as Manchester City travel to the King Power to face Leicester City in Tuesday night's EFL Cup quarter-final clash.
Dec 19, 18:49
Kevin De Bruyne in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Kevin De Bruyne close to signing new Manchester City deal?
Kevin De Bruyne is reportedly close to putting pen to paper on a new long-term contract with Manchester City, while Fernandinho will also commit in the coming days.
Dec 18, 23:02
Kyle Walker in action for Manchester City against Brighton & Hove Albion on August 12, 2017
Team News: Kyle Walker starts against Tottenham Hotspur
Kyle Walker starts against his former club as Manchester City welcome Tottenham Hotspur to the Etihad.
Dec 16, 16:31
Harry Kane rues a missed opportunity in Tottenham Hotspur's Premier League match against Stoke City on December 9, 2017
Combined XI: Manchester City vs. Tottenham Hotspur
As part of the build-up to Saturday's Premier League clash between Manchester City and Tottenham, Sports Mole selects the strongest combined XI from both squads.
Dec 15, 16:10
David Silva celebrates his opener during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Manchester City on December 10, 2017
Result: Manchester City thrash Swansea City for new Premier League win record
Manchester City set a new Premier League record of 15 successive wins with a 4-0 thrashing of bottom-of-the-table Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium.
Dec 13, 21:40
Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Liverpool on September 9, 2017
Pep Guardiola: 'Manchester City will try to sign defender'
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola suggests that he will try to sign a new defender during the January transfer window.
Dec 13, 10:13
David Silva celebrates his opener during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Manchester City on December 10, 2017
Result: Manchester City edge out Manchester United to move 11 points clear
Manchester City move 11 points clear of Manchester United at the top of the Premier League table, courtesy of a 2-1 victory over their rivals at Old Trafford.
Dec 10, 18:27
Sergio Aguero in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Everton on August 21, 2017
Team News: Gabriel Jesus preferred to Sergio Aguero in Manchester City XI ahead of derby
Gabriel Jesus is preferred to Sergio Aguero in Manchester City's starting XI ahead of Sunday's Premier League derby against Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Dec 10, 15:34
Sergio Aguero watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester City and West Ham United on December 3, 2017
Combined XI: Manchester United vs. Manchester City
As part of the build-up to Sunday's Manchester derby at Old Trafford, Sports Mole selects a combined XI from the squads of Manchester United and Manchester City.
Dec 8, 12:37
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola during the FA Cup semi-final against Arsenal on April 23, 2017
Result: Shakhtar Donetsk halt Manchester City's unbeaten run
Shakhtar Donetsk beat Manchester City 2-1 at the Metalist Stadium to book a place in the last 16 of the Champions League and end their opponents' unbeaten run.
Dec 6, 21:38

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City27233179205972
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd27175551193256
3Liverpool27159361313054
4Chelsea27165649232653
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs27157552242852
6Arsenal27136851361545
7Burnley279992124-336
8Leicester CityLeicester2798103940-135
9Everton2797113246-1434
10Bournemouth2787123141-1031
11Watford2786133747-1030
12West Ham UnitedWest Ham2779113446-1230
13Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2777132536-1128
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton27610112236-1428
15Crystal Palace2769122542-1727
16Swansea CitySwansea2776142037-1727
17Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2776142347-2427
18Southampton27511112840-1226
19Stoke CityStoke2767142753-2625
20West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom27311132140-1920
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