Van Persie rates Bruno Fernandes’ performance against Club Brugge

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Former Manchester United striker Robin van Persie has hailed the impact of midfielder Bruno Fernandes in his brief cameo in our Europa League 1-1 draw against Club Brugge.

Fernandes came on for Dalot Diogo in the 81st minute of the game and did enough to impress Van Persie.

Speaking on BT Sports, the former striker said:

“He was unbelievable.

“And with top players you can tell straight away they have something to add, he’s silky on the ball. He has that pass, he has a nice cross and shot, he’s a joy to watch.”

Fernandes has impressed for Manchester United since joining from Portuguese club Sporting CP in January.