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Paul Scholes praised Bruno Fernandes after Manchester United achieved a 4-0 win over Real Sociedad, and admits he can’t wait to see more of “real talent” Amad Diallo.
United claimed a resounding lead in the first leg by scoring four times in the Juventus Stadium – with Fernandes the star of the show.
However, despite the way you win, United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looked a bit puzzled – possibly due to some recent poor results in the Premier League.
Despite Solskjaer’s pragmatism, Scholes he insisted that United should be applauded for the victory.
And in Fernandes, Scholes says United have been blessed with a star of enormous brilliance.
“Bruno Fernandes has been sensational since the day he signed,” he said. BT sport. “In every game you feel like he will score. It was a really fantastic signing.
“He knows where everyone is on the field. He has an image in his head and is capable of playing the killer pass at all times. I love watching him play. “
Due to the form of the victory, United were able to anticipate the debut of 18-year-old winger Diallo.
Although he did not enter the roster, he participated for seven minutes, much to the delight of Scholes.
“We didn’t see much of him tonight,” he said.
“He seems like a talented player. I watched the U23 last week. He scored a goal and made a couple of goals.
“He has real talent, a good left foot. It’s fast? I’m not really sure I haven’t seen it yet.
“Creative player, very young at 18. Give him time and I hope he can do it.”
Diallo’s debut also sparked a reaction from Solskjaer, who admitted that the young man has already attracted attention.
“Every day he gets closer and closer to his minutes,” Solskjaer said. “So we felt that towards the end when we were 3-0 up to go and let him enjoy his first 10 minutes with the club.”
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Hargreaves believes in United’s trophy possibility
After the match, Fernandes made it clear that his goal is to finish the season with silver with United.
Scholes ‘teammate Owen Hargreaves believes United can also satisfy Fernandes’ wishes.
“I think they will win a trophy this season, whatever it is,” added Hargreaves in BT sport.
Two for Man Utd, two for Bruno Fernandes.
– Football at BT Sport (@btsportfootball) February 18, 2021
“Ole has done a good job and a trophy is exactly what the fans want.”
Hargreaves He added: “Bruno Fernandes is a leader and his impact has been extraordinary. He has said the right words after the games and he is not critical, but it is about trophies.
“When you try to unite all the players, the players on the field to the substitutes, it shows that you are trying to keep the players together. That is the sign of a true leader. “
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