Manchester United midfielder, Bruno Fernandes has come out to joke that he is the new Juan Sebastian Veron.
This is coming after the Portuguese star recently flaunted a goatee while isolating during the coronavirus pandemic.
According to him, the reason for his great form since he signed for Man Utd is the confidence of the manager in his ability, behind the scenes and during football games.
He added that he feels the confidence from the club as well and this makes him give his all on the pitch in every single game.
On Mufc, “For me, the most important was obviously the confidence of the coach. I need to know I am backed from the coach, because sometimes when you change club, not every time the coach wants you,”
“Not like I need to come because the coach wants me to play, no, not like this, but I want to feel the confidence from the coach: ‘You come, you are a choice for me and you come. I need you, I want you.’
“It’s not like you come and I ask, ‘But I will play?’ No, this for me is not the point. For me, the point is the confidence he has in me. If he has confidence in me, then the rest is working.”
“I feel the confidence from the club and I feel also the confidence from the coach, Ole, and also if maybe the choice was not from the coach, I come.
“I come and I will show to the coach I can play, I can be a choice for him, because sometimes you need to press yourself to be better and give more.
“Maybe if I come and I am not the choice for the coach, I will know I need to give not 100 per cent, 200 per cent, because the coach needs to see, he needs to see me, he needs to understand that I need to play, I want to play more than the others.
“In your mind, you want to play more than the others, but the others are thinking the same way with you.
“This is the confidence we need to have to keep improving, to keep training more and the healthy battles you need in the team. You are competing with someone, this one, this one and this one.
“You need to give more than him and he will be thinking the same way with me and then, if you’re thinking the same way, you can be much better. Me and him.
“It doesn’t matter who plays, you will train better, I will train better and so the team will be better.”