Manchester Metropolis midfielder Fernandinho doesn’t need to lengthen his keep on the English membership to a tenth 12 months and plans to return to his native Brazil on the finish of the season.
The 36-year-old holding midfielder stated his need for extra recreation time was behind his choice to go away Metropolis.
“I need to play,” Fernandinho stated on Tuesday forward of Metropolis’s second-leg match in opposition to Atletico Madrid within the Champions League quarterfinals.
“I’ll return to Brazil, for positive,” he added.
That was information to Metropolis supervisor Pep Guardiola.
“I didn’t know,” Guardiola stated when informed minutes later about what Fernandinho stated.
Fernandinho has been one of many key gamers at Metropolis since becoming a member of from Shakhtar Donetsk in 2013 however is now again as much as Rodri because the crew’s defensive midfielder.
He hasn’t began a match for Metropolis in additional than a month.
Metropolis leads Atletico 1-0 after the primary leg in Manchester.