Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho confesses he's struggled to settle due to the lack of Brazilians at the club.

His only friends in the city are Brazilians Rafael and Anderson - who play for rivals Manchester United.

He told the People: "When I was playing at Shakhtar there were other Brazilian footballers, but here at Man City there aren't any.

"It is a little complicated because I don't speak English so when my team-mates are talking in English I don't understand what they are talking about.

"When I was at Shakhtar, I had Brazilian team-mates and I used to spend time with them, but here I'm alone. I see and talk with Rafael and Anderson but not all the time. So yes, I miss Ukraine sometimes."

Fernandinho added: "I came to England because I thought it would help me to get back in the Brazilian national team.

"I'm not thinking about moving back to Brazil as I want to end my career in Europe, and I think about playing 10 more years!"

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