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Fernandinho

29-Year-Old Midfielder     Manchester City  Premier      Full Name: Fernando Luiz Rosa


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Birthdate:  May 4, 1985    Birthplace:  Londrina, Brazil    Nationality:  Brazil    Height:  5' 9"    Weight:  148 lbs    Show ContractHide Contract

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Fernando Luiz Rosa Contract Information:

Signed with Manchester City until June 2017.

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Fernandinho scored on his only shot attempt during Manchester City's 1-1 draw with Everton on Saturday.

Fernandinho got the start next to Fernando in place of Yaya Toure, who is away at the Africa Cup of Nations, and he scored for the second time in his last three Premier League starts. He'll likely continue to start while Toure is gone, though he still primarily plays as a defensive midfielder.

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December 28, 2014

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Fernandinho scored on a 25-yard curler on his only shot during Manchester City's 2-2 draw with Burnley on Sunday.

Fernandinho got the start next to Fernando, as Yaya Toure was rested with a slight groin injury, and his goal looked like one that could have come off the foot of the Ivorian. Ferhandinho has shown an ability to play effectively in the attack, though his fantasy upside remains limited to leagues that include peripheral stats.

December 6, 2014

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Fernandinho was rested for Saturday's game against Everton, according to the Manchester Evening News.

With no injury to speak of, Fernandinho should be expected to be fit for Tuesday's Champions League match against Roma.

November 24, 2014

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Fernandinho, who picked up his second assist of the season in Manchester City's 2-1 win over Swansea City on Saturday, is suspended for Tuesday's Champions League match against Bayern Munich after picking up two yellow cards in their last UCL match.

Fernandinho primarily plays as a holding midfielder, but he had an excellent flick to Yaya Toure, who finished it off for the match-winner in the 62nd minute. He'll continue to battle for playing time with Fernando, though Fernandinho appears to be the driver's seat right now, at least when he's eligible to play.

March 22, 2014

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Fernandinho scored in the 84th minute of Manchester City's 5-0 rout of Fulham on Saturday.

The City attack is much more organized when Fernandinho is on the pitch, even though he isn't nearly the scorer that teammate Yaya Toure is.

February 18, 2014

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Fernandinho (muscle injury) is in the starting XI for Tuesday's Champions League match against FC Barcelona.

City have really struggled to score while Fernandinho has been out with the injury, so his return comes as a huge boost in the biggest match of the year so far for the Citizens.

February 17, 2014

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Fernandinho returned to training Monday and could play in Tuesday's Champions League match against FC Barcelona, the Daily Mail reports.

Fernandinho wasn't expected back until next weekend, but after training Monday, he seems set to return in a huge boost for City against the Spanish giants.

February 14, 2014

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Fernandinho (muscle injury) has been ruled out of Sunday's FA Cup match against Chelsea and Tuesday's Champions League tie with FC Barcelona, the Daily Mail reports.

Fernandinho gave a timetable recently that has him ready for City's Premier League match against Swansea City on February 22. It appears that the timeline is true, forcing him out of the next two matches.