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Man Utd Star Hits Back At Klopp Over Penalty Complaints

Manchester United star Bruno Fernandes has responded to Jurgen Klopp's comments about the Red Devils being awarded more penalties than the Premier League champions.

Read: Mourinho Responds To Man Utd Star's Penalty Claim

United and the Reds will renew their rivalry at Anfield on Sunday, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side sitting three points clear at the top.

Penalties have been a topic of discussion in recent weeks after Klopp revealed he was confused as to why United were getting more penalties.

Fernandes, who is United's main penalty taker, says he doesn't care what people say about his penalty record.

“People can talk and say what they want, but, for me and the team, the main point is continuing to do the right things and when we get a penalty, scoring," the Portuguese star said, as per the Guardian.

"I don’t hear, I don’t care, honestly. You always see what people say but I really don’t care. I’m not focused on what they are saying.

“I played in Portugal and when you play for Sporting, Benfica and Porto are always talking about that kind of stuff – sometimes to put pressure on the referee, sometimes just to make some noise in the press. But, for me, the main point is when we have a penalty, if I go to take the ball to the penalty spot, I have to do my job.

“One thing I saw in the news the other day was that Raheem Sterling has missed his last three penalties [for Manchester City]. So, yes, it shows it’s not as easy to take a penalty as people say. You have to work on that, you have to be focused, you have to do your job. It’s clear like that. It doesn’t mean Raheem Sterling is not a good penalty taker because he missed three in a row. It can happen.

“It could maybe happen to me but the important thing is to score and not to listen to what people say because penalties are part of the game, for everyone.”

See below where Fernandes ranks among Man United's best-paid players: 

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