Fernandes: "Don't use my name to attack Cristiano”
After helping Man United to complete a comeback victory over their local rivals, City, Fernandes' post-match comments were perceived as a dig at his former teammate, Ronaldo. However, Fernandes uses Instagram to rule out such interpretations.
After Jack Grealish scored the match's opening goal forMan City
, a controversial equalizer fromBruno Fernandes
and another goal from Marcus Rashford sealed a 2-1 home victory forManchester United
Fernandes told his post-match interview withBT Sport
"We used to be individuals, now we are a team. You can see a proper team that works for each other
Many believed the Portuguese comments to be a dig atCristiano Ronaldo
, who left the Red Devils to join
mid-season. However, the Portugal international took to Instagram on Saturday to clarify what he meant.
I know it's difficult to see Manchester United doing well, [but I] don't have anything to [say] about us apart [from] good things,
" he posted.
"Don't use my name to attack Cristiano.
"Cristiano was part of our team for half the season and as I said in many interviews, everyone since [the win against] Liverpool has been amazing and acting like a proper team. You can see the results. We carry on!"
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