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Fernandes Compares Himself To Scholes

Manchester United star Bruno Fernandes believes his playing style is best compared to club legend Paul Scholes.

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The Portugal international has enjoyed a sensational start to life at Old Trafford, with 13 goals and 10 assists in just 21 Premier League games for the Red Devils to date.

Speaking to UTD Podcast recently, Fernandes pointed out some of the advice he had given to teammate Fred.

"Maybe I'm closer to Paul Scholes than the rest of them. Scholes was a guy who likes to be in the box, who likes to give an assist, who likes to score a lot of goals," he said.

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"I remember when we were about to play Club Brugge last season, and I was in the dining room with Fred, and on the television they were playing all Paul Scholes' goals in a Manchester United shirt.

"We had eaten, but we just stayed there to watch all of those goals of his. It was funny because I was talking to Fred, and I said to him, 'You see what Paul Scholes is doing, you need to be more closer to the goal, because if not, you will never score!'.

"And then Fred, in that game, he scored twice! I appreciate Scholes a lot but maybe because, at that time for me in Portugal, when Scholes was playing at his best level, it was difficult for us to see English football.

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"After watching a video of Paul Scholes, I knew he was a player who scored a lot of goals."

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