There are Fernandodependence in Sevilla, he showed it again the Brazilian with his omnipresence, goal included, against Celta de Vigo last Monday. The midfielder’s absences have been settled by Lopetegui’s team with two wins, two draws and two losses in the League and a win against (0-4) Chelsea in the Champions League.
Fernando will turn 34 in July and Monchi becomes obsessed with the search for a footballer for the next season that he can relieve him and lead him with his leadership skills, organizational capacity and above all, recovery. El Pulpo, that’s how the Brazilian is nicknamed for his ability to steal balls from rivals.
Fernando has in fact one more year of contract in Nervión, since he signed for three seasons in the summer of 2019, coming from Galatasaray. His renewal has not started and even the midfielder is not clear that he will continue since he has been away from home since he was 20 years old, when Porto signed him from Vila Nova de Goiania, in Brazil.
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“You have to do things well on the pitch and I leave the other for the representatives. I’m very comfortable here, in a great club, with a great fans and also the city is spectacular. I’ll try to fulfill my contract and we’ll see later “, said a few days ago the Brazilian footballer himself.