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Manchester City captain Fernandinho signs new two-year deal after stunning season

Manchester City captain Fernandinho signs new two-year deal after stunning season

Liverpool's relentless, energetic high pressing and sharp and decisive finishing exposed weaknesses in City's defence but it would be a major surprise if Newcastle were to even attempt to replicate such an approach, let alone upset Guardiola's men.

On that occasion Burnley managed just three shots on target the whole game but two of them found the net and it required a fightback from United to come away with a 2-2 draw.

Still without a league victory this year, Chelsea must win on the south coast if they're to keep alive their very thin hopes of catching City.

The 29-year-old Argentine has made 22 Premier League appearances this season, more than any other centre-back for City, and has made more successful passes than any other player in the division this term (1,845).

"Once before, Amanda Staveley helped broker a successful takeover of a Premier League club - and that didn't turn out too badly did it?"

They've scored 50 goals in those matches - at just under three per game - with only Championship leaders Wolves stopping them from scoring over 90 minutes.

"At all the clubs around the world, when you take players in winter or in summer, it's to improve and to achieve the club's goals".

Fabian Delph was forced off with a knee injury at Anfield and is set to be replaced by Danilo, while Vincent Kompany could miss out again.

"This is a club with a fantastic future and I want to be a part of it for as long as possible", Fernandinho said on the club's official website. Vincent Kompany is much better.

"It was a good trip, a positive trip, you've seen the lads looked fresh and hopefully that will kick us on for the rest of the season". "I don't know about this weekend but hopefully he will be ready for the next games". "In these situations, we depend on the mentality of the players, on whether they can make a step forward".

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