Manchester United’s Bruno Fernandes matches Cristiano Ronaldo record

Manchester United’s Bruno Fernandes matches Cristiano Ronaldo record

Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Leicester.  Carl Recine-AP

Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes has equaled a record set by Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo.


His 79th minute goal against Leicester led to 10 Premier League goals for the season.

In doing so, he becomes the first Portuguese player to reach double figures in England’s top flight since Ronaldo did so during his time at United.

Ronaldo left Old Trafford in 2009 to join Real Madrid and has since moved on to Juventus. Now he has won the Ballon d’Or five times.

Fernandes is United de Portugal’s latest star and has made a big impact since joining the club from Sporting Lisbon in January.

The attacking midfielder has been directly involved in 31 goals for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team, including assists.

According to talkSPORT, that puts him one ahead of Ronaldo (since Fernandes made his United debut), with only Barcelona’s Lionel Messi (34) and Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski (35) ahead of him in the top five leagues. of Europe.

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