BRUNO FERNANDES “lacked techniques and depth” in his early 20s and few backed the now-Manchester United most important man to succeed, a former team-mate claims.
Bruno Fernandes is now maybe the primary title on the Man Utd teamsheet and a Premier league famous person however had a extra shaky time in ItalyCredit score: Getty Photos – Getty
Ex-Udinese and Sampdoria midfielder Bruno Fernandes had all the power whereas in Italy however was tactically naive, in line with Emiliano VivianoCredit score: Getty Photos – Getty
And as Fernandes prepares for United‘s residence conflict with PSG tonight, Viviano informed TMW Radio: “I used to be one of many few who supported him.
“Bruno has at all times had every thing, solely that he arrived in Italy and he lacked techniques and depth.
“He realized it and now it has exploded, additionally as a result of he has every thing: proper, left, approach but additionally an unbelievable run.
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“He’s a technical chief, which Manchester United maybe lacked.”
Fernandes has been a stand-out performer ever since his £45million arrival from Sporting in January.
And his purpose in Sunday’s 3-2 comeback win at Southampton made him solely the fourth United participant to internet in 5 successive Premier League away video games.
That is notably spectacular when you think about the opposite three are legendary frontmen – Ruud van Nistelrooy, Robin van Persie and Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
So all of it makes 35-year-old Viviano’s verdict extra gorgeous.
Fernandes went from Portuguese membership Novara to Italians Udinese in 2013, becoming a member of Sampdoria three years later, earlier than signing for residence nation giants Sporting in 2017.
Viviano was a Sampdoria common whereas Fernandes was there however didn’t make the primary workforce when he too moved to Sporting – in 2018.
He additionally missed out on first-team soccer whereas on mortgage with Arsenal from Palermo in 2013-14 and is now with Turkish top-flight aspect Karagümrükspor.