Bruno Miguel Borges Fernandes (born 8 September 1994) is a Portuguese footballer who plays for Primeira Liga club Sporting CP and the Portugal national team as a midfielder. Fernandes started his career at Serie B side Novara Calcio and soon featured for Udinese and Sampdoria in Serie A.
In 2017, he signed with Sporting CP where he established himself as one of the best players in the Primeira Liga. He was named the LPFP Primeira Liga Player of the Year in both 2017–18 and 2018–19. In the latter season, he also helped Sporting win the Taça de Portugal. A senior international since 2017, Fernandes represented Portugal at the 2016 Summer Olympics and 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Get the United transfer latest, team news, match updates and analysis delivered straight to your inbox every day for free Manchester United suffered a surprise Champions League defeat to Young Boys on Tuesday night.
The Reds were reduced to ten men in the first half after Aaron Wan-Bissaka was sent off, and eventually went down 2-1 after a misplaced Jesse Lingard pass was pounced on in the 95th minute and converted by Jordan Siebatcheu.
In the wake of the result, questions have been asked of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s decision to substitute both Bruno Fernandes and goalscorer Cristiano Ronaldo with 20 minutes to go.
Solskjaer said in his defence after the game: "The game had gone 70-odd minutes, they had (Fernandes and Rondalo) been running aRead more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk