Top 5 – Potential replacements for Fernandinho at Manchester City

Manchester City v Everton FC - Premier League Fernandinho
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 15: Fernandinho of Manchester City runs with the ball during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Everton FC at Etihad Stadium on December 15, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

With a squad as talented as Manchester City’s, Pep Guardiola doesn’t have much to do.

One task the Manchester City does need to complete, though, is finding a long-term replacement for Fernandinho.

The Brazilian has developed into one of the world’s best defensive midfielders under Guardiola’s tutelage but is now 33-years-old and in the latter stages of his career.

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Finding a replacement is necessary but has proven a difficult task, with City missing out on both Fred and Jorginho in the last year alone.

Guardiola’s side are regularly liked with potential replacements, so we’ve taken a look at five candidates for City to consider.