Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Departing Fernando Reveals League Cup Highlight

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Departing Fernando Reveals League Cup Highlight

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FERNANDO has revealed winning the League Cup was the highlight of his three years at City.

The 30-year-old has joined Galatasaray for an initial £4.74m - a fee which could rise by a further £900,000 depending on various bonuses.

The Brazilian played his part in some of City's biggest games under former boss Manuel Pellegirini and was a regular in their march to the Champions League semi-finals two seasons ago.

And, having started the dramatic penalty shoot-out win over Liverpool in 2016, there was only going to be one highlight from his time at the Etihad.

"It's been a pleasure to play for Manchester City," he told the club's website.

"The club has looked after me incredibly well throughout my time here and I have enjoyed the challenge of playing for a top team in probably the world's toughest league. …

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