5 Options New Signing Fernando Gives Manchester City

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5 Options New Signing Fernando Gives Manchester City
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Manchester City's prolonged pursuit of Fernando is over, as the club confirmed on their official Twitter feed on Thursday.

The Brazilian midfielder has finally signed, ending a six-month chase to bring him to Manchester from Porto.

A deal was nearly struck in January for both Fernando and teammate Eliaquim Mangala, but a last-minute collapse meant City had to wait to land their man.

His arrival should allow for more flexibility in Manuel Pellegrini's system, and here we look at some of the options available to the City boss with his new midfielder now signed and delivered. 

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