- Bruno Fernandes has been named as Manchester United's best player of the year
- The Portugal international beat Luke Shaw to win the prestigious prize
- Manchester United are currently occupying second position on the EPL table
Bruno Fernandes who is a Portuguese footballer has won Manchester United's Player of the year award following impressive performances for the Red Devils this term in all competitions.
Manchester United fans were allowed to pick their best player for the season in which the former Sporting Lisbon midfielder got 63 out of the total votes to claim the award.
It must be noted that Bruno Fernandes has been in great form since he moved to Old Trafford and he is one of the reasons Manchester United are currently occupying second position on the table.
But according to the report on UK Sun, many Manchester United players voted for Luke Shaw as they were of the belief that he would win the award.
Shaw has been one of the best full-backs in the Premier League this season and Manchester United's stand out performer in plenty of matches.
His incredible performances this season helped him to get a recall into England's national team and he is expected to be part of the EURO 2021 squad.
While speaking with Man United website on the award won by Bruno Fernandes, Scott McTominay stated clearly that he was actually expecting Luke Shaw to win it.
"Who gets my vote?
"Probably I'd say Luke Shaw. He's just been top; really, really good. Like really, really good. It's no surprise to me that he's been that good."
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Man United played out a 1-1 draw with already relegated Premier League side Fulham in their penultimate fixture at Old Trafford.
A moment of brilliance from Edison Cavani gave the home side the lead but Joe Bryan brought the Cottagers level to earn a point at the Theatre of Dreams.
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The Red Devils started the game brightly as they created series of chances before they scored the opening goal of the match in the 15th minute.
It all started from the back as David de Gea found Bruno Fernandes who seemed to have got a vital touch on the ball that fell to Cavani from 40 yards out.
The Uruguayan spotted Alphonse Areola off his line and made a delightful chip that beat the French goalkeeper from a distance to make it 1-0.