- A number of clubs scouted Bruno Fernandes before he settled for Man United in a £55 million deal
- The transfer ended months of speculations that surrounded the future of the midfielder during his time at Sporting Lisbon
- He has enjoyed a bright start to life at Old Trafford, finding the back of the net three times and setting up four others in just nine matches
Bruno Fernandes has revealed he got emotional after he landed his Man United transfer in January.
Bruno Fernandes who joined United in a £55 million deal from Sporting Lisbon has already hit the ground running, establishing himself as an integral squad member under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
According to the Portuguese midfielder, his desire to join the Red Devils was motivated by his hero Cristiano Ronaldo who at one time turned out for the Manchester club.
And after he learnt he had sealed a move to Old Trafford, Fernandes revealed he could not hold back his tears.
"You know, I will say the truth that I was scared. It was a dream come true, but it was a big dream. For me, playing in England and for Manchester United was the highest part of my career. To play in the Premier League, for one of the best teams in the world," Fernandes told Mario Djurovski in an Instagram Live interview.
Bruno was pivotal in United's terrific run that saw the club go unbeaten for 11 matches before the season was brought to a halt following the global outbreak of coronavirus pandemic.
The former Sporting Lisbon found the back of the net three times and set up four others in just nine appearances.
With the league set to resume mid-June during which Fernandes will be looking to link up with Paul Pogba.
The pair are yet to play together with Pogba's long-term injury leaving him sidelined for the better part of the 2019/20 campaign.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Alexis Sanchez tops the list of players Manchester United are planning reportedly to offload in a bid to bring quality stars to Old Trafford this summer.
The Red Devils boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer also want Marcos Rojo and Chris Smalling have also been marked for exit at the club.
Metro UK reports the Norwegian tactician has not included the trio in his plans for next season and will be looking to axe them permanently.
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