Is Manchester United really dependent on Bruno Fernandes?

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Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has refuted claims that the club is currently too reliant on Bruno Fernandes.

The midfielder has arguably been our best player since his arrival in January 2020, and currently leads the Premier League goals involvement chart, with 26 goals.

His success and knack for winning games for United have led many pundits, including former Chelsea man, Jason Cundy, to suggest we depend on him too much, and that we may struggle if anything were to happen to him.

However, Scholes doesn’t agree with Cundy, and insists the Portuguese is only doing what he’s supposed to do as a top player.

Reacting to Cundy’s claims during an interview on Man United’s official podcast, Scholes said, “Are we too reliant on Bruno Fernandes?

“No, I don’t think so. That is his role in the team. You have to remember that Man United paid a lot of money for this type of player.

“He is a player whose job it is to create goals and score goals. Now he is doing that better than we ever imagined. Other players need to step up now.”