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 instances 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, together 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 means 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 might see… wow.
“Everyone clearly knew of him however that was the primary time certainly one of my groups performed in opposition to him and you might 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 number of issues.
“I do know individuals discuss largely in regards to the objective involvements which is essential stuff however his link-up in a number of different conditions is necessary as properly.
“I don’t know him properly sufficient to guage this however he appears to be a frontrunner as properly so, yeah, good signing sadly for United.”