Bruno Fernandes’ passing ‘genius’: Erik ten Hag explains why Man Utd are trying to create the space for their captain | Football News

The modern game is increasingly about ball retention but one man continues to buck the trend. Bruno Fernandes’ passing choices are all about risk and reward. Manchester United’s captain is a creative force who plays without fear of losing possession. There is a statistic that highlights his unique approach. It uses tracking data to calculate…

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The Debrief: Bruno Fernandes leading through creativity, Yves Bissouma’s form and Man City’s changing midfield

The most creative player in the Premier League this season is Bruno Fernandes. He has the highest expected assists total – a purer measure of creativity than actual assists given that it does not depend on a colleague’s finishing. He is consistent too. There are 20 players in the Premier League who have an expected…

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Erik ten Hag: Man Utd manager says Bruno Fernandes captaincy critics are ‘crazy’

Erik ten Hag has labeled the questioning of Bruno Fernandes’ suitability to captain Manchester United as “crazy”. Fernandes’ first-half strike earned a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Aston Villa on Sunday, as United consolidated their bid for a top-four finish in the Premier League. Speaking after the win at Old Trafford, United boss Ten Hag sung…

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