October 24, 2020

Man Utd sources think Bruno Fernandes is ‘getting too big for his boots’ after dressing room rant and Spanish links

Man Utd sources think Bruno Fernandes is ‘getting too big for his boots’ after dressing room rant and Spanish links

SOURCES at Manchester United think Bruno Fernandes is ‘getting too big for his boots’, according to reports.

Fernandes was said to be furious at Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s decision to substitute him at half-time in the Red Devils’ 6-1 defeat to Tottenham a fortnight ago, and reportedly took some of his frustration out on his United teammates.

Bruno Fernandes has reportedly 'ruffled some feathers' in the United dressing room

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Bruno Fernandes has reportedly ‘ruffled some feathers’ in the United dressing room

And according to the Independent, some people at the club have taken issue with the midfielder’s attitude.

Fernandes, 26, is thought to have become a vocal figure in the United dressing room since his £54million move from Sporting Lisbon in January.

He won the club’s player of the year award for last term after his mid-season arrival inspired United to a third-placed finish in the .



While United have officially denied any talk of a bust-up between Fernandes and Solskjaer, the way he spoke to his teammates at half-time against Spurs appears to have ruffled some feathers.

Those rumours have led to Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid monitoring Fernandes’ situation.

SunSport exclusively revealed that the LaLiga sides could look to tempt United’s No18 away from Old Trafford.

The Portugal international moved to deny reports of a rift within the United camp following his country’s 3-0 win over Sweden Wednesday.

He said: “There’s been a lot of speculation about that.

“First it was a discussion with team-mates, as it did not stick, it was a discussion with only one team-mate [Victor Lindelof], as it did not stick now, it is the discussion with Solskjaer.

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“I believe it is a way to destabilise the group. What was said is in no way true.

“I was replaced at half-time, it is true, by technical option. The coach told me that the game was almost over and that we would have a lot of games ahead of us.

“Got it. I was not satisfied but said nothing that could harm the group.

“Do not use my name, my colleagues or the coach to make trouble at Manchester United.

“The atmosphere is good and the team is ready to give an answer in the next game.”

United are back in action against Newcastle tonight in the Premier League’s 8pm kick-off.

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