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 aspect 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 excellent participant,” Klopp mentioned 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 can see… wow.
“Everyone clearly knew of him however that was the primary time one among my groups performed in opposition to him and you can see he was the difference-maker.
“That’s what he reveals now [at Manchester United], he’s a really influential participant for United, concerned in a number of issues.
“I do know folks discuss largely concerning the objective involvements which is essential stuff however his link-up in a number of different conditions is vital as nicely.
“I don’t know him nicely sufficient to guage this however he appears to be a frontrunner as nicely so, yeah, good signing sadly for United.”