Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes has been likened to Manchester United legend Cristiano Ronaldo by Sporting Lisbon star Luiz Phellype.
Fernandes completed a winter transfer move to Old Trafford and has been impressive in his Manchester United career so far, scoring three goals in his first nine appearances for the club.
Brazilian forward Phellype, who joined Fernandes at Sporting in 2019, insists he expected Fernandes’ instant impact at Old Trafford, and likened his former team-mate to star player Ronaldo.
Discussing Fernandes, Phellype told A Bola: “He is calm off the field, but inside it is transformed.
“Bruno Fernandes is like Cristiano Ronaldo, when he loses he can’t talk to anyone.
“It didn’t surprise me [that he hit the ground running]. People think the Portuguese league is weak, but it is not true.
“The physical and tactical level is very high. Whoever stands out here, manages to stand out in other championships.”