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Paul Scholes explains why Bruno Fernandes is a better player than he was

Paul Scholes has given Bruno Fernandes the ultimate praise as far as we’re concerned.

The Portuguese star scored and registered an assist in Manchester United’s 2-2 draw away at Leicester City in the Premier League on Boxing Day.

Fernandes now has 28 goal involvements in 31 games. A stunning return for a midfielder who arrived in January, and Scholes says he is greater in front of goal than himself even in his prime.

“What he’s doing is phenomenal, really,” Scholes told ManUtd.com.

“He’s better than me. He’s different to me. He scores more goals than me, he creates more goals than me.

“I’d like to play with him, probably behind him would be alright. But no, he’s been sensational, a big difference.

“I think before he came to the team, United could hardly create a chance with some of the stuff they were playing, but now they look like they can score three, four or five goals every game.”

Scholes is one of the best midfielders to have played for Manchester United, so this is a major compliment for the Portugal international, who has thrived in the Premier League.

Ex-assistant manager to Sir Alex Ferguson, Rene Meulensteen, thinks Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s New Year wish should be that Fernandes stays fit in 2021, as per Stadium Astro.

Losing him for a sustained period at any stage of the season would be a massive blow to our chances of challenging for the title, and we’ve already learned that it is pointless relying on Spurs to stop Liverpool.

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2 responses to “Paul Scholes explains why Bruno Fernandes is a better player than he was”

  1. Ms says:

    Paul Scholes cannot be matched in this generation of players. He needs to stop being modest

    • Me says:

      The man knows the game inside out was was never a becks Ronaldo type celeb he was straight talking football that was him his answers came on the pitch and if that man is saying this about Bruno he means it Ronaldo sent him to Old Trafford told him work hard and the best club to play for in the EPL is Man Utd some come for money always ending the same way leaving nothing and going on to prob achieve nothing some got a little bit of luck but come for football and pure football Manchester United’s way will deliver the best possible footballer for them selves now all the big clubs are following suit to United with the academy players United changed the whole football league in the UK sorry England lol not taking anything from certain players or teams but the saying goes “can’t beat them join them” and so as much as I say it killed it worked that foreign managers were brought in to challenge it and for me Mourinho was the only one who had the brilliance to throw a spanner in the works nowadays its more like the NFL League and football is not what it used to be