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Can Bruno Fernandes Replicate His Sporting Lisbon Form At Manchester United?




Bruno Fernandes

Manchester United has completed the signing of Bruno Fernandes in an initial deal worth of $46.6 million.

The Portuguese has signed a five-and-half contract at Old Trafford.

The attacking midfielder has been tracked by other clubs before he opted to move to the Premier League.

Manchester United who are currently looping in poor form will hope to displace Chelsea in the top four races.

Jesse Lingard, Andre Pereira and Juan Mata are currently used in the Midfield.

The sporting Lisbon midfielder spend 3 seasons at Sporting CP, during his time, he played 126 matches and scored 67 league goals.

This season was speculation for the young midfielder; he scored 20 goals averaging 0.83 goals per game in all club competitions.

In the current season at sporting Cp, the 25-years-old shoot 75 times, 32 was shot on goal. The midfielder had 76% complete passes.

When will consider his outstanding performance at Lisbon, the major questions in the heart of football lover is:

Can Fernandes replicate is brilliant performance at Old Trafford?

The current situation at Manchester United shown that the midfielder must neglect is merry life at Lisbon and get prepared for the physical football in the Premier League.

Ole Gunner Solskjaer in his speech after the signing Bruno Fernandes see the new signing as a terrific human being with great personality.

Bruno Fernandes will have to overcome language barrier, get acquitted with team culture and also try to boost his performances. 

Ole who has lost hope on Mata will want to entrust the former Sporting CP player in the attacking roles while Matic and Fred will compete to play the deeper role in the midfielder since MC Tominay and Paul Pogba are injured.

The Midfielder might be force to play in the left or right wing when the squad.

Fernandes will have to work with Marcus Rasford and Martial upfront with clear and complete passes.

The physical and aggressive tackles of play exhibited by many clubs in England might be a hindrance for his quick transition at the Red Devils.  However, we hope to see the flexible midfielder over-turn those blocks with his speed and technique on the pitch of play.

The Manchester Red has lost 2 of their previous five matches, winning 3 – those three matches won are not league matches.

The fate of the Midfielder will be tested against Wolves in the premier League.

The Manchester had only won one of their previous five outings.

Wolverhampton Wanderers currently occupy the 7th position in the EPL league table

They will hope to secure 3 points at Old Trafford to boast their chances of qualifying for UEFA competition next season.

Interviewer, Professional journalist for thewistle