BRUNO FERNANDES can have the identical affect on Manchester United as Cristiano Ronaldo.
That’s the view of Purple Devils boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer who performed alongside Ronaldo and is now getting the easiest out of Fernandes as a supervisor.
Bruno Fernandes can have the identical affect on Manchester United as compatriot Cristiano Ronaldo, claims boss Ole Gunnar SolskjaerCredit score: Reuters
The Norwegian mentioned: “He does undoubtedly have that presence and affect and affect on team-mates. Simply have a look at outcomes since he got here in.
“He has acquired power, management, and is a workforce participant, which is vital for us going ahead.”
Fernandes and his United team-mates face fifth-placed Southampton on Sunday as they bid to make it 4 wins in a row in all competitions.
However Solskjaer admits that this Saints aspect below Ralph Hassenhuttl is proving a troublesome nut to crack.
He mentioned: “It has been just like when Jurgen Klopp got here in to Liverpool.
“He loves urgent and being on the entrance foot and being aggressive which is troublesome to play in opposition to.
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“In the event you dwell on the ball they’ve traps set and it has been very fascinating to observe their progress below Ralph.
“We all know it should be a troublesome one, they’ve finished very well. They’ve made nice enhancements.”
He mentioned: “Mason can undoubtedly develop right into a high quantity 9 and he has one of many high quantity nines in world soccer in Edinson to be taught off and the identical goes for Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford.”
Solskjaer will be without Paul Pogba as soon as once more on account of an ankle harm which he picked up on worldwide responsibility whereas Scott McTominay can also be out injured.
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The January signing has been concerned in 34 objectives in his 35 United appearancesCredit score: AFP or licensors
Solskjaer performed alongside Ronaldo below Sir Alex Ferguson in the direction of the top of his professionCredit score: AFP – Getty