Sunday, December 10, 2023

EPL: Why Ten Hag Chose Me As Captain — Bruno Fernandes

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Manchester United new captain, Bruno Fernandes, has opened up on why Harry Maguire was stripped of the captaincy armband to have him as the new skipper of the team.

Speaking a 2-0 win over Arsenal in a pre-season friendly on Saturday, the Portugal midfielder said the manager chose him as the new captain because of his performance last season.

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The former Benfica midfielder also expressed high hopes for the season, saying he expects the team to step up.

The manager chose me because of what I was doing last season and the way he worked with me.

“He liked the way I work, my discipline, everything I give, my passion, everything I give, so I don’t see why I should change.”

Fernandes opened the scoring at the MetLife in his first game since replacing Harry Maguire as United’s skipper.

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Jason Sancho added the second against the Gunners to wrap up an encouraging win.

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