Merson: Manchester United too reliant on Bruno Fernandes

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Arsenal legend Paul Merson thinks the Red Devils are over-reliant on Portuguese midfielder Bruno Fernandes, who is the club’s top-scorer with 22 goals this season.

“Look at the players they have. Edinson Cavani, Marcus Rashford, Mason Greenwood, Daniel James,” Merson told Daily Star.

“There’s a lot of ammunition there. Players who can hurt you. But too often it’s all about Bruno Fernandes. They’re always waiting for him to do something special. But teams are targeting him now and he’s getting tired. It’s taking a toll on him.

“He’s been carrying a massive football club on his shoulders for too long this season. Someone else has to step up.”