Paul Merson criticises Manchester United’s decision to extend Bruno Fernandes’ contract – Man United News And Transfer News

Paul Merson has questioned Manchester United’s determination to increase Bruno Fernandes‘ contract.

United introduced Bruno’s contract extension earlier right now, with an enormous improve in his wages.

The Portuguese will now earn £240,000 per week, in a contract that runs until 2026 with an possibility to increase for an additional yr.

In an unique interview with Sportskeeda, Merson spoke about based on him the timing of it didn’t make a lot sense.

“Bruno Fernandes‘ contract scenario is an fascinating one and just about sums up the place Manchester United are as a membership for the time being.”

“I’m not saying he’s a nasty participant by any stretch of the creativeness, however how can they offer somebody a five-year contract after they haven’t even acquired a everlasting supervisor?”

“What if a brand new supervisor is available in and doesn’t fairly fancy Fernandes, as a result of there’s each likelihood coaches gained’t like the way in which he throws his arms up in frustration or his type of play.”

Merson’s argument does have legs as there’s a likelihood that United’s new supervisor won’t fancy Bruno’s general profile.

United have made the repeated mistake of ignoring a supervisor’s philosophy and signing gamers that don’t slot in properly along with his type of play.

Sure, the 27 yr previous has produced nice numbers for United, however which may not be sufficient for some coaches.

Merson went on to say:

“He’s a very good participant and I like him, however he hasn’t set the world alight at Manchester United this season.”

“I simply discover it a bit unusual that they’ve given a large long-term contract to a participant after they haven’t sorted out their managerial dilemma, it’s a giant name by the membership.”


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