Bruno Fernandes named Manchester United Player for the Year
Premier League giants Manchester United have announced that Portuguese midfielder Bruno Fernandes has emerged winner of their 2019/20 Player of the Year award.
Fernandes was announced the winner of the Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year award for 2019/20 on Friday, September 18th.
Fernandes is the first player to win the award despite playing just half of last season joining the Red Devils in the winter transfer window.
Speaking to the Manchester United website, Fernandes stated he was happy to be the winner.
He said, “Of course you want to win some trophies for the team, for the club and for the fans. But, obviously, I’m happy with the individual trophies.
“I know you can say: ‘Oh, I don’t care’ and everything, but it’s always important for a player. You always feel good when you win these kinds of awards, and I am no different.
“I am really happy. I want to add this to so many trophies for the club and for the fans because I think they deserve [it].”
Bruno won the Player of the Year by 35.5 percent of the votes. Anthony Martial finished second with 34 percent, while Marcus Rashford was third with 10.4 percent.