Sun 15 January 2023 | 15:23

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 for

Man City

, a controversial equalizer from

Bruno Fernandes

and another goal from Marcus Rashford sealed a 2-1 home victory for

Manchester United


Fernandes told his post-match interview with

BT 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 at

Cristiano 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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