Manchester City Transfer News: Porto Holding Midfielder Headed to the Etihad for £12million
By Mark Wayne Eubank | June 26, 2014 11:49 PM EST
Manchester City have successfully signed Porto holding midfielder Fernando for a reported fee of £12million.
The 26-year-old had been with the Dragons since 2007 after spending his youth and initial pro career at Vila Nova. He has a vast experience at European level, winning the Europa League during the 2010/11 season, while making numerous appearances in the Champions League.
“I am delighted that the deal has been done and that I am a City player. I am looking forward to meeting my team-mates and helping City defend the title.” - Fernando
"I am delighted that the deal has been done and that I am a City player. I am looking forward to meeting my team-mates and helping City defend the title," the Brazilian told uefa.com.
"I am delighted that the deal has been done and that I am a City player. I am looking forward to meeting my team-mates and helping City defend the title."
Fernando has yet to receive a call-up from his national side, but playing for a top side like the Eastlands-based outfit might see things change sooner rather than later.
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