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.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hailed Marcus Rashford and Bruno Fernandes after the two prolific stars fired Manchester United to a 2-0 victory over Granada.
Rashford put the Red Devils ahead in the 31st minute after caressing Victor Lindelof's long pass and sliding the ball beyond Rui Silva.
And Fernandes doubled the visitors' advantage in the final minute with a penalty, although Silva will have been disappointed not to keep the spot kick out after getting a hand to it.
The result puts United in the driver's seat of their Europa League quarter-final and Solskjaer was especially delighted with the two goalscorers, who have netted 44 times this season between them. "They have been exceptional," the Red Devils boss told BT Sport . "They have beenRead more on mirror.co.uk