sOl Scholes, the inescapable name in Manchester United’s history, on Saturday did not hesitate to criticize Bruno Fernandes following his performance at St James’ Park in the 1-0 defeat to Newcastle.
“Listen, he has great technique, he can score and create goals, but I would love to be in the dressing room before the match and see what the coach is asking him to do,” he began by saying the former England international and current athlete. The commentator, in statements he made to the official Premier League platforms.
“What position is he asking you to play in? Where are you supposed to be on the pitch? I saw him in the number 10 position, it is the best position he can play in, where he can pass the ball and score goals.” “Was he tonight?” he continued. “In this position before.”
“I’ve seen him on the left, on the right… Sometimes he’s the furthest player at Manchester United, receiving the ball from the goalkeeper. I don’t think that’s healthy for the team. It destabilizes the system and the shape.” “We don’t know, maybe the coach will ask him to do that, but it seems to me that he goes in and does whatever he wants on the field.”
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