Gabriel Jesus had a late winner against Tottenham ruled out by VAR, with Manchester City players confused by the controversial call.
Rodri is capable of matching Fernandinho's consistently high level of performances, according to his Manchester City team-mates.
Manchester City have broken their transfer record for the seventh time since Sheikh Mansour's takeover with the signing of Rodri.
Pep Guardiola has tied the core of his Manchester City first-team down to long-term contracts, with Kyle Walker the latest to pen a deal.
Didier Deschamps has handed maiden call-ups to a trio of players for next month's friendly against Bolivia and the Euro 2020 qualifiers.
Aymeric Laporte said Pep Guardiola works on tactics with his players "every day" and backed Manchester City to remain champions of England.
Tributes to Vincent Kompany from a host of famous faces have poured in after Manchester City's captain confirmed he is leaving the club.
Sergio Aguero, Aymeric Laporte, Riyad Mahrez and Ilkay Gundogan were all on target as Man City made it consecutive Premier Leauge triumphs.
Paul Pogba has been named in the PFA's Premier League Team of the Year alongside five players each from Manchester City and Liverpool.
Gabriel Jesus scored the only goal as Manchester City remained on course for an unprecedented quadruple with a semi-final victory.