Bruno Fernandes gets the number 8 shirt at Manchester United – Man United News And Transfer News

Bruno Fernandes has gotten his shirt quantity modified from quantity 18 to quantity 8.

Manchester United confirmed the identical on their official web site.

“Bruno Fernandes will put on the no.8 shirt at Manchester United vacated by his shut pal Juan Mata.”

“The Portugal worldwide switches from no.18 forward of the 2022/23 marketing campaign and can put on his new jersey throughout Tour 2022.”

“He had beforehand joked final season with Mata that the Spaniard’s new deal had delayed him getting maintain of his favorite quantity, which prompted Juan to situation a cheerful response.”

“Nonetheless, Bruno instructed he has all the time wished to tackle no.8, which he has had with Udinese, Sporting and the nationwide staff when Mata left.”

The 27 yr previous has the quantity eight tattoo on his arm and was born on that day in 1994.

Regardless of an underwhelming final season, Bruno will probably be hoping for a contemporary begin below Erik ten Hag.

The signing of Christian Eriksen and the return of Donny Van de Beek would give him stern competitors within the staff.

Furthermore, Ten Hag’s choice for gamers who’re cautious in possession might be a difficulty for Bruno.

His wastefulness at occasions results in United shedding the ball in vital areas.

His bravery in taking dangers is sweet, however generally it may well look weird, particularly when there are higher choices to cross to.

United followers will hope that Ten Hag can enhance his decision-making, and may mould him into being United’s quantity 8 for years to return.

It has additionally been confirmed that new signing Tyrell Malacia will put on the quantity 12 shirt.