Bruno Fernandes has answered questions about his and Paul Pogba’s roles at Manchester United, insisting they can achieve greatness together at the club.
Although the Red Devils are unbeaten in their last four games since the international break, their consistency this season and before has been criticized as they head into a crucial clash with Arsenal at Old Trafford. .
Fernandes has been in form during a recent run of three wins and a draw, bagging two goals and two assists in the process, but his hot streak could come at the expense of Pogba, who has managed just one of those. I have started. the game.
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Some have questioned whether there is a place in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s best XI for both Fernandes and Pogba, while rumors continue to swirl about the Frenchman’s future.
Speaking to Sky Sports ahead of the Arsenal game, Fernandes stressed, however, the strong bond between himself and Pogba, and their desire to help the team.
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“Of course we have a good relationship,” Fernandes said of his friendship with Pogba. “We both speak Italian so most of the time we speak Italian. He’s a funny guy, he always wants to joke. I already know him from Italy but now I have the chance to be in a World Cup winning team. found
“It’s always a pleasure to be on the team with him because I can learn a lot from him, and he can learn a lot from me. We can do great things together.”
Fernandes played down media speculation about Pogba’s happiness with a rotating role in Manchester, claiming the Frenchman was happy to help anyway.
“Paul wants to play, he wants to be in the first XI, it’s no different to any other player – they all want to be in the first XI,” argued Fernandes.
“A lot of people might think that Paul is angry on the bench and when he’s angry he won’t do anything because he’s angry, but he comes with the right motivation, as we saw with him in Paris. had seen [against PSG in the Champions League].
“Being on the bench is a problem for everyone, but this problem is motivation for Paul. He uses it as motivation and when he comes on and plays he helps the team a lot, as He did it in the last Champions League match.”