Pep Guardiola has expressed a desire to keep Fernandinho at Manchester City and he looks set to get his way.
Manchester City will be retaining one of their best ever players if Fernandinho signs a new contract, says Pep Guardiola.
Manchester City have been wounded in the Premier League but Fernandinho said: "I don't think I am being missed in midfield."
Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus had gone 10 games without a goal for club and country and thanked Fernandinho for his advice.
Gabriel Jesus ended a five-match wait for a Premier League goal with his brace against Burnley, and Pep Guardiola never doubted the forward.
Despite playing at centre-back for the very first time just last month, Rodri is confident he could star in Manchester City's defence.
Fernandinho has been exceptional in midfield in recent seasons, but it seems his immediate future remains in Manchester City's defence.
Manchester City's preparations for Anfield have been hit by injuries to key men but Pep Guardiola still has plenty of quality options.
Manchester City's resilience during the 1-1 draw against Atalanta gave Fernandinho encouragement over their prospects at Liverpool.
From pulled thigh muscles to a black eye and shin-pad problems, little about John Stones' season at Man City has been straightforward.