Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown has stated that Bruno Fernandes’ impression on Manchester United has been large since he signed for the membership virtually a yr in the past.
Bruno Fernandes got here on as a second-half substitute, and with the sport tied at 2-2, he made the match-winning contribution.
Fabinho had fouled Edinson Cavani on the sting of the field, and Fernandes stepped up with a free-kick that beat Alisson Becker on the far-post.
In his column in The Daily Mail, Keown stated that regardless of being a special sort of participant to Eric Cantona, Bruno Fernandes is having an analogous impact on Manchester United.
The 54-year-old wrote:
“I bear in mind man-marking Eric Cantona on my England debut in 1992 and battling with him within the Premier League. Cantona unlocked the door for Manchester United’s success in his 5 seasons on the membership. He and Bruno Fernandes are clearly various kinds of participant, however Fernandes is having that Cantona impact.”
Martin Keown says Manchester United will take perception from FA Cup win in opposition to Liverpool
In his column, Keown additionally wrote that Bruno Fernandes’ impression on Manchester United has not been restricted to his personal performances.
In accordance with the previous Arsenal man, Fernandes’ capacity to make issues occur each time he’s on the ball has made his teammates observe his lead. He stated:
“Workforce-mates are following his lead. Each time Fernandes will get the ball, he tries to make one thing occur. That’s his mentality.”
Manchester United are presently prime of the Premier League, although Manchester Metropolis might usurp them in the event that they win their sport in hand.
Keown said that the winner in opposition to Liverpool will give the Purple Devils perception within the title race. He wrote:
“His winner on Sunday will give United nice perception. Beating one in every of your largest rivals lets you understand you’re pretty much as good as them, if not higher. United should now take that perception and use it within the Premier League title race.”
Manchester United subsequent face backside membership Sheffield United at Outdated Trafford on Wednesday evening, as they give the impression of being to proceed their nice type in latest weeks.
Printed 25 Jan 2021, 12:31 IST