New Manchester City signing Fernando delighted with move to Premier League
New Manchester City midfielder Fernando has revealed his delight at moving to the Premier League and is looking forward to helping his new team retain their league title.
Fernando moved from Porto for a fee in the region of £12 million and told www.mcfc.com how happy he was to sign, especially after nearly moving to England in January.
“I am so happy to finally be joining Manchester City,” Fernando said.
“I know there was talk of me possibly signing last January so I am delighted that the deal has now been done and that I am a City player.
“I’m looking forward to meeting my new team-mates and helping City to defend the title. It is a very exciting time to be part of this football club and I cannot wait to play in the Premier League.
“City fans can be assured I will give my all every time I play and I’m looking forward to many happy years in Manchester.”
After spending seven years in Portugal with Porto, Fernando did thank the club for all the support they have given him.
The 26-year-old concluded: “I have enjoyed my stay with Porto and I thank the club and the fans for their support during my time in Portugal. Now I am ready for a new chapter in my career.”