- Fernandinho is on the verge of getting a new 12-month contract extension at Man City
- His current deal will expire at the end of the season, but City chiefs want him to stay
- Manchester City are currently occupying second position on the Premier League table
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is now reportedly set to give Brazil international Fernandinho a new 12-month contract at the Etihad stadium.
Fernandinho's current contract at Manchester City will expire in the coming summer and there have been reports that he could follow David Silva out of the club.
But Manchester City chiefs still want the Brazilian star to remain at the club at least for another year, and they will have talks with him in December.
Since the departure of Vincent Kompany at Manchester City, Fernandinho stepped in and has been impressive in which Pep Guardiola is impressed with.
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Fernandinho is firmly settled in Manchester with a young family and will jump at the chance to stay with the club he joined from Shakhtar.
According to the report on UK Sun, Fernandinho who is currently on £120,000-a-week wages could get slight reduction on his money if he decides to stay.
Meanwhile, Manchester City are currently occupying second position on the Premier League standings with 16 points after eight games played this term.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Pep Guardiola made it clear that he will quit Manchester City if he does not meet the set target this season at the Etihad stadium.
According to The Sun, the Spanish boss discussed his relationship with the Etihad chief Khaldoon Al Mubarak, in his new book 'Pep's City: The Making of a Superteam,''.
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