Bruno Fernandes is the “WORST team-mate possible” and “gets away with murder”, claims Gabby Agbonlahor, as he slams the Man United star for “throwing his arms up” when things go wrong.
- Gabriel Agbonlahor has criticized Bruno Fernandes for his work rate on Saturday
- The Portuguese midfielder failed to make an impact in Manchester United’s defeat
- Agbonlahor wondered why he does not receive the same level of anger from the fans
Gabriel Agbonlahor has slammed Bruno Fernandes for his poor work rate as Manchester United suffered a second successive Premier League defeat in a 4-0 defeat at Brentford on Saturday.
Appearing on talkSPORT after United’s defeat, Agbonlahor criticized the 27-year-old’s qualities as a good team-mate:
“For me, Fernandes, since he’s been in the Premier League, he’s had great stats, goals and assists, but he looks like the worst team-mate.
Gabriel Agbonlahor criticized Bruno Fernandes’ performance in Manchester United’s defeat
“Every time a player gives it away, every time he gives it away, he throws his arms to his teammates, throws his arms to the bench.”
Agbonlahor compared Fernandes to former United star Paul Pogba, who was regularly criticized during his time at Old Trafford for not giving his all in a United shirt:
“I’ve played with players like him, you’d be mad at him. He’ll press every now and then. If that was Paul Pogba, they’d be killing Pogba in the media.
Former Aston Villa striker calls Fernandes ‘the worst possible team-mate’
The former Aston Villa striker asked why Fernandes does not receive the same level of punishment as some of his teammates in Erik ten Hag’s squad:
‘Fernandes gets away with murder. Have you seen Fernandes do anything? It’s easy to say Maguire, Ronaldo, Rashford, Sancho.
‘Fernandes, for me, I don’t remember the last time he had a decent game. He’s always the one throwing his arms in the air. Even when he gives it away.
‘I could pass it to you, but pass it offside and I’d blame you. That is the type of player that Fernandes is. The worst possible teammate. Added.
Fernandes enjoyed a very successful start to his time at Old Trafford
After signing for the club in January 2020, Fernandes enjoyed a successful debut season scoring eight times in the Premier League in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s first full season at the club.
The former Sporting Lisbon star would build on his early success with an excellent 20/21 Premier League campaign, contributing 28 goals in 58 games as United finished second in the Premier League.
Despite making an emphatic start to last season with a hat-trick against Leeds in United’s Premier League opener, Fernandes struggled to replicate his previous performances throughout the season, scoring just once in the final ten league games of the campaign as the club slipped to sixth. ended with interim boss Ralf Rangnick.
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