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Fernandes reacts to Cantona comparisons at Man Utd

Tue 25 May 2021 | 8:21

Bruno Fernandes has been one of the team's leading figures since coming to Old Trafford, and he has welcomed the "good pressure" that comes with being placed in a talent pool at Manchester United alongside iconic figures such as Eric Cantona.

The Portuguese playmaker has told 

BBC Sport

 of the Cantona talk: "

It is an honour to be compared with him because the impact he had was really high and he won many major trophies with the club.

"But when you are compared with this kind of big player it means you need to be better every day. 

"It makes me work harder to keep in the mind of the people, being compared with him. That, for me, is a good pressure."

The 26-year-old could land the first trophy of his United career when facing Villarreal in the Europa League final on Wednesday.

Fernandes

has been happy with his performance at Old Trafford so far.

He added:

"Of course, I did really well. I know that, from my numbers, my performance, everything

.

"But this comes from the help and trust of my team-mates. They have helped me to be better every day. And if they help me, I know I can help them."

Fernandes has netted 40 goals across 18 months in England, alongside 26 assists.

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