I need to do much better to be compared with Cantona – Bruno Fernandes

I need to do much better to be compared with Cantona - Bruno Fernandes

The 25-year-old says that triumphant trophies will be crucial with regards to his notoriety at Old Trafford

Manchester United star Bruno Fernandes says that he is excited to be contrasted with club legend Eric Cantona, yet the Portuguese midfielder conceded that he has a lot of work to never really procure the option to be held up nearby the previous French forward.

Fernandes joined Manchester United in January and has started his time with the club in fantastic design, in a split second turning into an imperative piece for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in the wake of marking from Sporting CP.

Man Utd are set to confront Sevilla on Sunday in the Europa League semi-finals, giving Fernandes a possibility at protecting his first trophy with the club.

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Also, the 25-year-old midfielder says he’ll have to lift a lot of flatware to legitimize correlations with club legends like Cantona.

“For me it’s really good to listen, talking about those names, but really for me, Cantona was an amazing player for the club,” he said.

“I need to do much, much, much better to be compared with him. Like the coach said,[we want] to win some trophies and I will be happy this season if we win the Europa League.”

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Cantona won four Premier League titles in five years with Manchester United, having likewise discovered accomplishment at Leeds, Montpellier and Marseille.

Altogether, the Frenchman lifted nine trophies with Man Utd, scoring 82 goals across 185 games.

Fernandes, in the interim, has scored 11 goals in his initial 21 matches, remembering two for four Europa League games as the Red Devils close in on the competition finale.

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His change in accordance with life at Old Trafford has been essentially consistent, and Fernandes says that Man Utd’s flood since he made his move has been the consequence of a group wide exertion.

“I can’t say it was easy but, of course, we have good results,” he said. “I was scoring some goals, but it was easy, everyone in the team helped me a lot, gives me a lot of confidence.

“It was much easier for me, I’ve played already in Italy, I know how it is to be out of my country playing different leagues.

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“The Premier League is completely different, but I have the confidence of the coach, staff, teammates and things are going really well because, when you have the confidence of everyone, you try and do your best.”

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