FERNANDINHO has agreed terms on a new 12-month contract and Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has saluted his Brazilian superstar.

The midfielder’s current deal runs out next summer and now Fernandinho, 32 (left) is ready to put pen to paper on extending his £100,000-a-week stay.

And that is great news for Guardiola and City’s faithful as Fernandinho looks to drive the club to major honours this season.

Fernandinho signed for City back in June 2013 for £34million after reportedly waiving around £4m owed to him by Shakhtar Donetsk in order to push the transfer through.

And Fernandinho has never looked back in a formidable career at The Etihad.

Guardiola said: “Right now he is one of the best, best, best three holding midfield players.