“No Bruno, no social gathering!”
The place would Manchester United be with out their talisman? Undoubtedly not second within the Premier League and never even within the high 4, in response to Jason Cundy.
Bruno Fernandes added to his astonishing Manchester United stats as they tore aside Actual Sociedad within the first leg of their Europa League last-32 conflict.
The Portuguese scored the Pink Devils’ first two objectives, whereas strikes from Marcus Rashford and Daniel James sealed the 4-Zero rout in Turin.
Matt Holland picked out Rashford as Man United’s most essential performer on commentary with talkSPORT 2, nevertheless, Cundy is in little doubt that Fernandes continues to be the star man at Outdated Trafford.
However Cundy believes Fernandes is indispensable to his facet and the talkSPORT host worries for them if the 26-year-old was to have a prolonged absence.
He mentioned within the Sports activities Bar: “If Bruno doesn’t flip up, United don’t flip up… he’s such a very good participant and he drives them ahead.
“You are worried for United. If there was to be 5/six video games the place possibly picks up an harm, a suspension or perhaps a lack of type… during the last 12 months he’s been astonishing, most likely probably the most constant participant within the Premier League. United aren’t that nice with out him.”
Cundy went onto say how Man United’s reliance on the unbelievable Fernandes reminds him of when Eden Hazard was at Chelsea.
Hazard was Chelsea’s star participant for numerous years earlier than finishing a big-money transfer to Actual Madrid in 2019, and Cundy believes Man United are falling into the identical lure of changing into depending on one man.
He added: “Kevin De Bruyne has simply come out of Manchester City, you wouldn’t comprehend it. If Bruno is out of the United facet for a similar size of time, United really feel it. That’s the purpose I’m making, They’re so reliant.
“They wouldn’t be within the high 4 with out him.
“I’ve seen it at my membership with Eden Hazard. No Eden Hazard, no social gathering. We have been so reliant on him that it was actually hold the ball so long as we are able to and provides it to Eden and he would do one thing – he’d offer you a objective.
“You’ll be able to’t hold coming to Bruno and say, ‘go on please, give us one other objective’, he received the equaliser towards West Brom so that you want another person to return up but it surely doesn’t occur.
“He’s actually dragged them to second within the desk, they aren’t the second greatest facet within the nation… no Bruno, no social gathering!”