Bruno Fernandes Trolls Man United Teammate Over Goal Drought

Bruno Fernandes Trolls Man United Teammate Over Goal Drought

Babajide Orevba, Ibitoye Shittu
April 14, 2021 at 8:06 PM

- Fred was on target at the weekend as Man United launched a comeback to hammer Tottenham

- The goal was his first in the EPL in 31 months and his fourth in his Man United career

- To celebrated it, he was greeted with a friendly shove from Fernandes during team celebrations

- When asked about the incident, Bruno said the celebration was unique as Fred rarely scores

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Bruno Fernandes has made fun of his midfield partner, Fred, over the Brazilian's lack of goals.

Bruno Fernandes Trolls Man United Teammate Over Goal Drought
Fred has scored just four goals since joining Man United in 2018. Photo by Laurence Griffiths.
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Fred scored a rare one last weekend against Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League.

The former Shakhtar Donestk star scored United's equaliser in north London on Sunday, April 11, shortly after Heung-Min Son had handed Spurs the lead.

Edinson Cavani and Mason Greenwood also got into the act late in the second half as the Red Devils sprung a comeback to beat Jose Mourinho's men.

However, it was Fred's goal that got his teammates talking, with Fernandes shoving him during team celebrations.

And when asked why he greeted his teammate with a friendly shove, Fernandes explained it had to do with the significance of the goal for the Brazilian midfielder.

"So [it was] because Fred normally never scores So, when he scores, we have to do something different," Fernandes told MUTV.
"It will be the next goal in one year because I think the last one he scored for us was against Club Brugge, one year ago almost or maybe more," the Portuguese joked.

Despite forming an important part of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's team, Fred rarely finds the back of the net - scoring just four times since his arrival at Old Trafford in 2018.

Interestingly, the Spurs goal was his first in the Premier League in as many months, with his last in the top-flight coming 31 months ago.

But when asked about his goalscoring record, Fred admitted he is keen to provide more goals for the Old Trafford club.

"Very happy about the goal, my first goal of the season. I know my job is not scoring goals but when I score goals I am feeling very happy," Metro UK quoted him saying.
"I am going to keep trying to get more this season," he added.

Earlier, had reported how Twenty-year-old Noah who is the son of Manchester United gaffer Ole Solskjaer slammed Tottenham coach Jose Mourinho over the comments he made after his side's defeat in the EPL.

Manchester United over the weekend traveled to Spurs to beat Jose Mourinho and his wards sending all the Red Devils's fans around the world into wide jubilation.

Before the encounter, Ole Solskjaer had told his wards to take the match with all seriousness and they did not disappoint the Norwegian as they got the three maximum points.

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