"This is the end of my second season with City and if it were up to me I would be sat around a table discussing a contract extension right now," Elano told the official Manchester City magazine. "I would love to renew my contract at City and remain here for a long time. I love England and I enjoy living in Manchester. I am very happy here.">>guardian.co.uk
There is no doubt that Elano's form of late has been excellent, and there does appear to have been a thawing of relations with Mark Hughes.
How much of Elano's positivity has been down to featuring regularly is not known though, and the reason for his opportunity of late is set to return this weekend.
Could be an interesting decision.