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Fernandes feeling ‘fresh’ ahead of 2021-22 with Man United

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The Portuguese playmaker enjoyed some much-deserved time off after playing a record 72 games for club & country last season.

Manchester United star Bruno Fernandes is feeling “fresh” ahead of the upcoming season after a “long break” following a demanding 2020-21.

Fernandes was the most used player by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer last season, with the midfielder making 58 appearances across all competitions.

The 26-year-old, despite being overworked, was a standout performer for his side throughout the campaign as he ended up with 30 goals and 18 assists and collected his second straight Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year award.

He also represented Portugal a further 14 times across international friendlies, Euro 2020 qualification, and Euro 2020.

“Yes, I’m fresh and happy to be back, seeing my team-mates again, training again, it’s always a good thing,” Fernandes told in an exclusive interview with the Man Utd media.

“It was nice, finally a long break after the season. It was a long time, I think five years maybe since my last full break.

“Honestly it was good to be with family and friends and enjoy time with my kids, because when we are playing, the time we spend at home is less than what we spend at the training ground!”