Bruno Fernandes has revealed Cristiano Ronaldo’s important advice to him before his Old Trafford move. The five-time Ballon d’Or winner offers some useful advice to the midfielder on joining his former club and how to compete at his very best.
Fernandes, 26, followed in the footsteps of Cristiano Ronaldo by signing for the Manchester United site last year from Sporting CP. The playmaker has since managed an impressive performance with 44 goal contributions (27 goals, 17 assists) in just 47 appearances.
In the past, Patrice Evra had revealed that he and Ronaldo had also advised the Red Devils boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on signing the Portuguese midfielder.
Fernandes Reveals Cristiano Ronaldo’s Important Advice To Him Before UTD Move
Speaking with NBC Sport, Bruno Fernandes opened up on the chat he had with Ronaldo before he put pen-to-paper on the Manchester United deal.
“Yeah, I spoke with him because he knows the club better than me,” Fernandes told NBC Sport on his chats with Ronaldo.
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“He gave me some advice. It was important for me.
“I think I would have joined the club, anyway. But when you speak with Cristiano, it’s always better.
“We just spoke about the club, how it’s so big, and how it would be good for me. The opportunity I would have to join such a big club. To have a chance to fight for my trophies. This is the biggest advice he gave to me.
“He said: ‘Just go, enjoy it, you will love the fans, they will love you so just try to enjoy your game and the best of you will come’.”
Cristiano Ronaldo is always determined to see younger players succeed! Just like Nike Football said that “Cristiano Ronaldo inspires Portugal’s new generation.”