The Portuguese explained that if he left the Sporting of Portugal your number one choice would be Premier League and, more specifically, his current club. And so he made it known since the negotiations began: “I spoke to Sporting, who had already had some conversations with Manchester United about my transfer, and when they spoke to me, I told them that my first option was Manchester United. I feel that was what I needed for my career.” The midfielder confessed Sky Sports that the player who inspired him to play in Old Trafford is, how could it be otherwise, his compatriot, Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus): “When you start watching Ronaldo’s games and you see that his team won it all, you dream of being here, but the decision was easy. When I had the opportunity to sign for United, I didn’t think twice.” twenty Premier League* Data updated as of March 15, 2020 18 Bruno Fernandes has been a breath of fresh air for Manchester United. He hardly needed eight games to become the true leader of the team, pulling the car, scoring goals (three goals and four assists), winning over the fans with his gestures and making him forget Paul Pogba. With him he has never been defeated. Bruno Fernandes arrived on the winter market and has already adapted to the team very quickly, thanks in large part to his partner Diogo Dalot. The Portuguese side, who arrived two years ago from the Port, welcomed him at home and accompanied him every day to training. Both players have forged a great friendship and since then they are inseparable: “I have a car, but Diogo Dalot wants to take me to training and we always go together. We arrive early. Diogo wants to have company and then we always have breakfast and go to the gym. Since I arrived, he has helped me a lot. During the first days I slept in his He was in a hotel, but he told me to stay at his house. He helped me with everything. I am very happy to have him here. “Bruno Fernandes now has a challenge ahead: getting Manchester United to compete again in the Champions League next year. The stoppage due to the coronavirus left them fifth, three points behind the Chelseaalthough they may not have the option of hanging out if they finally Premier League decides to give as champion to Liverpool, canceling the descents and ascending to the first two of the Championship, thus being 22 clubs in the championship next year.