Fernandinho joined Manchester City from Shakhtar Donetsk in 2013 and has made 350 appearances and won 12 domestic trophies during that time.
After 10 seasons in the Champions League, City remain without the one trophy they most desire.
Fernandinho says Manchester City will 'do everything' to win Champions League after clinching league title
Pep Guardiola's men have wrapped up the Premier League with three games to spare after also winning the League Cup in April.
Pep Guardiola dedicated Manchester City's 2-0 win over Manchester United to reach a fourth consecutive League Cup final on Wednesday to the family of Colin Bell, a day after the City great died aged 74.
Premier League: Diogo Jota inspires Liverpool's comeback win over Sheffield United; Manchester United, Chelsea share points
Jurgen Klopp's champions, without injured defensive talisman Virgil van Dijk, are now unbeaten in 62 Premier League home games at Anfield but had to dig deep after falling behind to an early penalty scored by Sander Berge.
Wednesday's 3-1 Champions League win over Porto ended on a sour note as substitute Fernandinho limped off in the closing stages and the veteran Brazilian is expected to miss four to six weeks with a muscular problem.
Premier League: Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says team must rebuild for title challenge next season
City have already conceded 10 more goals in the league than they did in the whole of last season’s title-winning campaign, and still have seven games left
Premier League: John Stones can become one of best defenders, but needs to stay fit for longer, says Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes John Stones has the ability to become one of the best defenders in the world but said he will not reach his potential until he stays fit for long periods.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola does not plan to bring in any players during the January transfer window but says the club must refresh the squad at the end of the season.
Premier League: Manchester City weathered Chelsea's early onslaught before gradually working up field in 2-1 win
The match ended 2-1 in favour of the Manchester City with goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Riyad Mahrez, nullifying the strike from Chelsea’s N'golo Kante. The win helps City switch places with Chelsea on the points table.
Premier League: Manchester City don't need to sign another defender, best form of defence is to attack, says Vincent Kompany
Manchester City’s defensive resources have been stretched thin this season but former captain Vincent Kompany says they do not need to sign another defender in January to get their Premier League title defence back on track.
Champions League: Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola brushes aside concerns over Fernandinho's extended workload in defence
Guardiola also had warm words for Riyad Mahrez, who impressed in the 3-1 win against Everton and has been directly involved in 17 goals in his past 17 starts for City in all competitions
Premier League: Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola relying on Fernandinho to play centre-back against Watford as injuries plague defence
Watford are bottom of the league but come into the match against Manchester City, buoyant after recovering from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 against Arsenal
Premier League: Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola insists Benjamin Mendy can be still be a force for team
Pep Guardiola insists Benjamin Mendy can still be a force for injury-hit Manchester City despite the French defender's own struggles to find top fitness.
Manchester City Season Preview: Pep Guardiola will look to define his legacy at club with large strides towards European glory
Ultimately, Pep Guardiola’s legacy at City will not be measured by the number of domestic trophies he wins, but by his record in Europe. Making strides in Europe could require Guardiola to relinquish total domination of the English game.
Fernandinho says Brazil squad defends Neymar despite rape accusations against PSG star ahead of Copa America
Brazil midfielder Fernandinho backed his teammate Neymar on Sunday, saying he and the other players training for the Copa America will not let the rape accusations against the Paris Saint-Germain player affect their preparations for the tournament.
Copa America hosts Brazil began preparations for the tournament at their training centre in Teresopolis on Wednesday, despite missing most of their team.
Premier League: From Sergio Aguero to Raheem Sterling, five players who led Manchester City to glory
After Manchester City retained their Premier League title on a riveting final day, we look at the five players who were pivotal in the champions' run to the title.
Premier League: Manchester City are fighting 'like animals' to pip Liverpool for title, says Fernandinho
Fernandinho says Manchester City's desire to fight 'like animals' is fuelling their Premier League title charge as they strive to hold off Liverpool.
Premier League: Manchester City's Leroy Sane says derby victory over United gives team confidence boost in title race
Leroy Sane says Manchester City's derby victory against Manchester United will give them a huge confidence boost in the title race against Liverpool.