Liverpool supervisor, Jurgen Klopp, has hailed Bruno Fernandes as Manchester United’s “difference-maker”, forward of Sunday’s Premier League showdown.
Fernandes has scored 27 occasions in 45 appearances for United since he joined from Sporting Lisbon final January.
The 26-year-old has already established himself as one of many stars of the Premier League, along with his type serving to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s facet climb to the highest of the desk.
Klopp first confronted Fernandes whereas he was nonetheless at Sporting and says his potential was clear even then.
“He’s an impressive participant,” Klopp stated at his pre-match press convention on Friday.
“Earlier than he joined United we performed in opposition to Sporting on the USA tour and even in that recreation you could possibly see… wow.
“All people clearly knew of him however that was the primary time one in every of my groups performed in opposition to him and you could possibly see he was the difference-maker.
“That’s what he exhibits now [at Manchester United], he’s a really influential participant for United, concerned in a variety of issues.
“I do know individuals discuss largely in regards to the aim involvements which is essential stuff however his link-up in a variety of different conditions is essential as nicely.
“I don’t know him nicely sufficient to guage this however he appears to be a pacesetter as nicely so, yeah, good signing sadly for United.”