Bruno Fernandes has performed down claims that Cristiano Ronaldo returning to Manchester United will adversely have an effect on the aspect’s stability in assault.
Ronaldo is now again at Previous Trafford after 12 seasons away from the membership. He has gained all the things the game has to supply domestically throughout spells with the Pink Devils, Actual Madrid and Juventus. However the Portugal worldwide was fast to dismiss any notion that his starvation for silverware has diminished in recent times.
And, true to his phrase, the 36-year-old scored twice on his ‘debut’ second time round. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s aspect beat Newcastle United 4-1, with Fernandes additionally on the scoresheet alongside Jesse Lingard.
The north-west giants sit on the prime of the Premier League standings, with 10 factors from 4 video games performed. Chelsea are second on the identical variety of factors whereas Manchester Metropolis sit third.
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Fernandes has been Solskjaer’s ‘go-to’ man since he arrived on the membership in January 2020. However it’s inevitable that the second-coming of his compatriot will put him within the shade to a sure extent.
It has been advised that Ronaldo’s return may upset the applecart however Fernandes felt there was little flawed with Saturday’s show.
“It was nearly good if we didn’t concede. We’re actually pleased and the efficiency typically was actually good,” he instructed Sky Sports activities. “Newcastle are actually organised, defend properly however we moved the ball fast and waited for the correct second to hit them.
“It’s one thing I’m engaged on and at this time I bought the possibility and scored.”
Fernandes has no issues working with Ronaldo
Ronaldo arrived late within the switch window after it grew to become apparent his time at Juve was over. Metropolis had been mentioned to be eager however he opted for a second stint on the Theatre of Desires.
Each forwards are consultants at set-pieces and taking penalties. Solskjaer performed his playing cards near his chest when requested which man could be the designated penalty taker.
And Fernandes has made it clear he and his fellow Portugal star can have no points working collectively at membership stage.
“Everybody is aware of what Cristiano Ronaldo introduced for the membership and we’re actually pleased to have him,” he added. “Crucial, as he’ll say, is the outcome for the group. Good gamers can all the time play properly collectively.”
Ronaldo posted on Instagram after the match. And he appeared optimistic that there may very well be loads to indicate for his or her efforts on the conclusion of the season.
“Together with all my teammates and with the wonderful assist that we all the time get from the stands, we face the street forward with confidence and optimism that we’ll all be celebrating collectively in the long run,” he mentioned.
“Proud to be again at Man. United and enjoying within the Premier League as soon as once more, however above all, pleased to assist the group!”
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