Bruno Fernandes names Ronaldo, Buffon, others in his dream team

Bruno Fernandes names Ronaldo, Buffon, others in his dream team

- Bruno Fernandes has indeed made a mark in the short period he joined Man United

- The midfielder has scored seven goals and seven assists in the EPL

- Fernandes has named Ronaldo, Buffon, Iniesta and Pirlo among others in his dream team

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Manchester United midfield sensation Bruno Fernandes has named countryman Cristiano Ronaldo in his seven-man dream team.

The 25-year-old joined the Red Devils from Sporting CP in a deal around €55 million and he revealed that he spoke with the five-time Ballon d'Or winner before agreeing to the deal.

Since his dream move in January 2020, the midfielder became an instant hit for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's team - helping them contend for Champions League spot.

Bruno Fernandes names Ronaldo, Buffon, others in his dream team

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Fernandes has scored seven goals and seven assists in 12 Premier League appearances in the second half of this campaign - making him one of the top stars at the club.

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Legendary Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is in goal and his leadership role qualifies to be in the team as reported by SunSport.

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FIFA 2018 World Cup winner N'golo Kante was selected in Fernandes' dream team owing to his excellent work rate. The midfielder won Premier League back-to-back with different clubs.

Football icons Andres Iniesta, Andrea Pirlo, Marcus Rashford, Ronaldo and Bas Dost complete the formidable squad.

Fernandes said: “I think he changed his game a little bit, but he’s still a player who is really difficult one against one to defend against.

For me, for everyone I have played with and against, I think he is the most skilful player I have ever seen.”

The United midfielder "Rashford, I think he can have amazing pace but with amazing quality,

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It is difficult sometimes going at that velocity and still have the quality to do the right things – the right time to shoot, to pass, the skills.

He surprised me a lot. Of course I already knew his quality because he is one of the best young players in the world.”

Eintracht Frankfurt's forward Bas Dost came out trumps for his finishing ability, having enjoyed a fruitful partnership with Fernandes at Sporting Lisbon.

Fernandes continued: "Kante is everywhere. He can press the keeper, midfield and strikers, "That guy comes out from everywhere."

Legit.ng earlier reported that Bruno Fernandes followed the footpath of his team-mate in the Portuguese national team, Cristiano Ronaldo, by joining English Premier League club Manchester United.

The 25-year-old switched to the Old Trafford club from Sporting Lisbon in January and has once again said Ronaldo is the best player in the world having a slight edge over Argentina’s Lionel Messi, adding that he never saw Pele play.

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Fernandes has been quite impressive since his arrival at the Old Trafford club scoring four goals and making another four assists.

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