10 unbelievable stats about Bruno Fernandes’ incredible 2019-20 season
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10 unbelievable stats about Bruno Fernandes’ incredible 2019-20 season

He may have missed the first half of the season, but Manchester United‘s Bruno Fernandes will still go down as one of the biggest stars of 2019-20, breaking all sorts of records along the way, and showing the Red Devils just what they were missing out on.

The Red Devils snapped up the Portugal international for a cut-price £42m in the January window and he has already made a huge impact at Old Trafford.

Here are some of the most impressive stats to sum up Fernandes’ remarkable 2019-20 campaign.

    • Fernandes has been directly involved in more Premier League goals (15) than he has played games in the competition (14).
    • Since his United debut, the midfielder has been directly involved in more Premier League goals than any other player in the league.
    • Despite only making his debut in February, no United player has registered more Premier League assists than Fernandes (7) in 2019-20.
  • Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are the only players with more goal involvement in Europe’s top five leagues than Fernandes since his United debut.
  • No United player has ever reached 10 Premier League goal involvements for the club faster than Fernandes.
  • No player in Premier League history has been directly involved in more goals in their first 10 appearances than Fernandes (13).
  • Despite leaving the club in January, Fernandes is Sporting Lisbon’s top scorer in the Primeira Liga, Europa League, and Allianz Cup in 2019-20.
  • He recorded 25 goals and 22 assists in all competitions for Sporting Lisbon and United in 2019-20, averaging a goal or assist every 87.1 minutes.
  • United have won more Premier League points (32) than any other team since Fernandes made his debut for the club.
  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side averaged 1.4 points per game without Fernandes in the Premier League in 2019-20. That increased to 2.3 points per game when he was in the side.

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