Bruno Fernandes returns to Portugal to watch Sporting Lisbon vs Braga

Bruno Fernandes returns to Portugal to watch Sporting Lisbon vs Braga

- Bruno Fernandes over the weekend made a return to Portugal to watch his former club

- This was after he made his debut for Manchester United in their game against Wolves

- He watched his former side Sporting's game against Braga where they lost 1-0

Bruno Fernandes on Sunday, February 2, returned to Portugal three days after making his debut for Manchester United where he watched his former club Sporting Lisbon against Braga.

The 25-year-old midfielder recently joined Manchester United and was in the squad that played against Wolves in the goalless draw.

And after the encounter, Bruno Fernandes traveled to Portugal to watch his former club so as for him to know how they have been since he left them.

But his visit back to his club ended in a disappointment as Sporting Lisbon were beating 1-0 by Braga.

The defeat is an indication that Sporting are now battling to cope with the absence of their former star.

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Sporting are currently occupying third position on the Primeira table after Francisco Trincao's 14th minute goal condemned them to a defeat against Braga.

Before leaving Sporting, Bruno Fernandes played 137 games scoring 63 goals and he broke down in tears when he was leaving the Portuguese side.

Bruno was Manchester United man of the match against Wolves even though the Red Devils failed to win the encounter.

Manchester United are currently occupying seventh position on the Premier League standings with 35 points after 25 games played so far.

Last term, United failed to qualify for the Champions League and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was given the mandate to return the Red Devils to Europe this season.

But they are currently struggling in the Premier League this term as they are six point behind fourth place Chelsea on the standings.

Earlier, had reported how Manchester United fans are now preparing to offer Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo an old chant of his days at Watford when he start life at Old Trafford.

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Odion Ighalo completed a dream move to Manchester United on the deadline day of the January transfer where he signed a six-month loan move with the Red Devils.

The ex Prime FC of Osogbo striker was signed by the Old Trafford landlords as a replacement for Marcus Rashford who is out after sustaining an injury.

During his first season at the Vicarage road, Odion Ighalo netted 17 goals in 42 games even though he was not superb in his second term.

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