Bruno Fernandes explains area Man Utd can improve after assist in Chelsea win

Manchester United star Bruno Fernandes has explained where the Red Devils can improve despite victory over Chelsea.

The new signing picked up his first assist on Monday as his corner was met by Harry Maguire, who doubled United’s lead after Anthony Martial put the visitors in front.

United were perhaps fortunate to keep a clean sheet at Stamford Bridge with VAR ruling out two goals for Chelsea.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side also ended the match with just 39 per cent possession with the hosts dominating the ball.

And Fernandes, who signed in January from Sporting Lisbon, wants his new team to be better on the ball in future.

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“I’m really happy. It’s a difficult game against Chelsea,” Fernandes said.

“They are a great team and we needed to win to keep fourth [place in reach].

“I think we can do much better with the ball but it was a good game against a good team. They are really good with the ball but we played our game and won.

Bruno Fernandes shone as Man Utd beat Chelsea
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“I feel good, obviously. I’m playing for, I think, the biggest club in the England and I’m really happy. It’s a dream come true.”

Fernandes moved to Old Trafford last month having claimed 63 goals and 52 assists in 137 appearances for Sporting.

He praised his team-mates on social media after the game, posting a picture of a celebration alongside the caption: “Amazing 3 points against a really tough opponent. Ready for the next match”

And Maguire praised the Portuguese star for the delivery that allowed the England defender to notch his first Premier League goal for United.

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Maguire said: “Obviously, Bruno helped with a nice delivery and hopefully there will be more to come between now and the end of the season.

“You can see what Bruno makes, the quality on the ball that he brings, his technical ability and he’s…


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