- Bruno Fernandes says he is a Cristiano Ronaldo fan
- The 25-year-old claims he sent Ronaldo a message after joining Man United
- Fernandes made a €55 million move to Old Trafford in the winter transfer market
Bruno Fernandes has hailed his countryman Cristiano Ronaldo as he claimed the Juventus star is the inspiration behind his move to Manchester United.
Fernandes who has already featured three times for Manchester United since making a €55 million move to Old Trafford, declared he is a Cristiano Ronaldo fan, adding that the 35-year-old is a player he has always followed.
The 25-year-old told Sky Sports: "I'm a Cristiano Ronaldo fan and he's a player I've always followed.
"When Cristiano burst on to the scene here in Manchester, he spent a good chunk of his early career here and enjoyed so much success.
"That's why it was a dream of mine to play for Man United and I'm very pleased to be here because it's a childhood dream come true."
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that on Thursday, February 20, Emmanuel Dennis played against Manchester United in the Europa League.
He met Ighalo who is playing for Manchester United and Dennis expressed happiness meeting the former Watford striker.
''It was the first time to see Odion Ighalo and it was good to see him as we spoke in the Nigerian way after the match and it was nice meeting a Nigerian brother. I always feel comfortable meeting a Nigerian brother,'' Dennis explained.
Meanwhile, Manchester United gaffer Ole Solskjaer has pointed an accusing finger on the ball used in his wards' 1-1 draw against Belgian side Club Brugge in the Europa League.
Red Devils boss claimed that the match ball was light and had an impact on his wards in the encounter in Belgium.
The Norwegian football manager also complained about the harsh conditions, but he really frowned about the ball that was used on the pitch.
Solskjaer has also hinted Odion Ighalo is on the verge of starting his first match for Manchester United in the Premier League against Watford.
Since the Nigerian football star moved to Old Trafford, Odion Ighalo has played two games for the Red Devils, but he came off the bench in those two encounters.
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