Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson Moraes gave an interview before the Champions League round of 16 second leg match against Sporting Lisbon (March 9) that the veteran midfielder Fernandinho Probably an important person in the dressing room, even though this football season has been less active.
Fernandinho Still has the status of No. 1 captain , but due to the age of 37 , he has played in all 21 games this season, the lowest since being at City since the 2013-14 season.
However , Ederson insists that the Brazilian senior is very important to the team in many dimensions in the foreground , behind the scenes and the game that will close the round of 16 teams , wanting to start the real one.
Said the number one player.
“ You are a very strong leader. He’s an important person in our squad , he has a lot of experience , he ‘s been at City for the longest time among the first-team players and is more than just a captain. ”
“ You guide the young players and help us UFABET every day. Rehearse from start to finish day after day. Raise it to be a solid pillar of our team. ”
“ The reflection that has emerged now is that he is now in his ninth year playing with the team and hopefully he will continue to work here. ”
“ As for the future after this year. I personally do not know how you will continue because the contract is over. What I know is that the club will try every possible way. ”
“ Fernandinho is a guide to both young players and experienced players. ”
“ Like a time when some players might slack a bit in a season where the title race is overwhelming. But he kept focusing on the 90 minutes , looking to score more goals – that’s why he’s in the lead and has the respect of the whole team. ”
the past Fernandinho He is one of the players that. City are preparing to take on the coach after retirement with Ilkay Gundogan. Who has started training for a UEFA certification .