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Bruno Fernandes signs new four-year contract with Manchester United

The 27-year-old has won the Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year award twice and has created more chances than any other United player since joining the club. 

Abhishek Sandikar Author

Updated - 1 April 2022 4:47 pm

English Premier League giants Manchester United have announced that star midfielder, Bruno Fernandes has signed a new contract with the club. The Red Devils will enjoy the services of Portuguese international till June 2026, with the option to extend for a further year. The 27-year-old was transferred to Manchester from Sporting Lisbon in January 2020. 

The best is yet to come from me: Fernandes

After signing the new contract Bruno Fernandes talked about how playing in Old Trafford has been a dream. He said, “From the moment that I joined Manchester United, I have had a special relationship with the club and our amazing fans. I grew up watching this team, dreaming of getting the chance to play here one day”, said Fernandes. 

“That dream is now a reality and an honour. Even after two years, it still feels amazing to step out at Old Trafford, to hear the fans sing my song and to score in front of the Stretford End. It is a true privilege to wear this shirt and to fight for our incredible club,” he continued. 

“There is so much more that I want to achieve here, and I know that is the same for the rest of the squad and staff. More than anything, we want to give the fans the success that they deserve. We have shared some great moments over the last years, but the best is yet to come from myself and this team”, he concluded. 

He is the ultimate professional: Murtough

Manchester United football director, John Murtough talked about Bruno’s tangible and intangible contributions to the team. He said, “Everyone is well aware of Bruno’s importance to Manchester United. His goals and assists record is phenomenal and he has performed remarkably consistently since he joined the club”.

“Bruno’s work rate, dedication and fantastic attitude are exactly what we want from a Manchester United player. He is the ultimate professional with many fantastic attributes to drive the high standards required to play for this great club. Bruno, like everyone across the football club, remains hugely ambitious and determined to deliver sustained success on the pitch to get us back to challenging for titles”, Murtough added. 

Bruno Fernandes has scored 49 goals and dished 39 assists in just 117 games for Manchester United. The 27-year-old has won the Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year award twice and has created more chances than any other United player since joining the club. 

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