Bruno Fernandes Is The Quality Man United Needs – Ighalo Lauds Support For Teammate

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The Portuguese playmaker has been involved in seven goals for the Red Devils since his January signing from Sporting.

Odion Ighalo has hailed the characteristics of his
Manchester United teammate Bruno Fernandes and believes there is extra coming from the Portuguese midfielder when he settles down at Old Trafford.

The two players had been the only signings Ole Gunnar Solskjaer added to his team in January with Fernandes joining on a five-and-a-half-year deal from Sporting whilst Ighalo moved to Manchester on a six-month loan from Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua.

Prior to their reunion, each players earlier played collectively at Udinese in Serie A and the Nigerian attacker is conscious of how influential the 25-year-old ought to be for the team.

On Thursday, Fernandes assisted Ighalo in scoring his fourth Manchester United goal in their 5-0 win over LASK in their Uefa Europa League Round of sixteen fixture.

“It’s not my first time playing with Bruno. I played with him at Udinese back in 2010,” Ighalo informed BBC Sport.

“He’s a remarkable player. He has vision. He’s the man who wants the ball because he can do some thing excellent with it if you give him space. He’s a true passer of the ball and he is what this team needs to score goals.


“You’re nonetheless going to see more and better from him because he is nonetheless getting used to the Premier League. When he is eventually settled Bruno Fernandes Is going to do well in this team.


“Before I came here I knew Manchester United had been looking at him and I was hoping they would get him because he is a good player and I knew he was going to alternate the dynamic of the team.

“He’s not going to have the excellent game each and every time however what he is going to bring to the team is going to be unbelievable.”

Ighalo has scored 4 goals in three begins for Manchester United so far.

He will be hoping to make the starting XI when they go to Tottenham Hotspur for Sunday’s Premier League game.

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