Manchester United’s standout performer as soon as once more on Thursday night time used to be midfielder Bruno Fernandes.
In what grew to become out to be a virtually enthralling Europa League semi-final in opposition to Roma, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Red Devils ran rebellion in the game’s 2nd 1/2 to tightly closed a 6-2 first-leg win.
An early opener from midfielder Fernandes, which he later doubled in the 2d half, helped make certain United now have one foot interior the competition’s ultimate subsequent month.
Since becoming a member of United in January 2020, Fernandes’ on-field influences are unrivalled.
Having featured in seventy four matches, in all competitions, the ‘Portuguese Magnifico’ has already immediately contributed to a whopping sixty two goals.
Interestingly though, in accordance to Calciomercato, Fernandes wasn’t continually destined to be part of United from Sporting Lisbon.
According to the Italian outlet, Fernandes used to be earlier touted by means of Serie A giants AC Milan and Juventus.
It has been claimed that AC Milan tried to land Fernandes on two separate occasions, as soon as in 2015 and then once more later in 2018 – each tries for sure failed.
Juventus’ pursuit of Fernandes is most fascinating even though – Calciomercato claims the Old Lady have desired the United famous person on the grounds that his days with Udinese (2013-2017).
The Turin primarily based facet are believed to be haunted by means of their selection now not to make sure they bought their man and now with a whopping €120m charge tag, Fernandes to Juventus looks nothing greater than some thing that ought to have been.