SPORTS UPDATE: Bruno Fernandes Loses Faith in Solskjaer, Ronaldo’s COVID-19 Positive Test


News coming in from Portugal this morning have revealed Manchester United midfielder, Bruno Fernandes has lost faith in his manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

According to reports from Portugal, the Portuguese, who arrived Old Trafford in January does not believe Solskjaer is the right manager for the club.

Bruno Fernandes has been on international duty with the Portuguese team and ahead of his return to the club for the Premier League matches this week, news outlets are now reporting he no longer believes Norwegian boss, Solskjaer can take the team forward.

The Red Devils finished third in the 2019/20 season but have not been impressive in the first few matches of the new season.

Manchester United started their campaign with a home defeat to Crystal Palace after a poor showing. They picked up a fortunate victory away at Brighton and won their Carabao Cup tie against them, as well as Luton Town.

SPORTS UPDATE: Bruno Fernandes Loses Faith in Solskjaer, Ronaldo’s COVID-19 Positive Test

However, they were completely whitewashed by Tottenham who won 6-1 before the international break. This already leaves them 9 points behind first place Everton at a very early time of the season.

He scored United’s sole goal of the match from the spot but was substituted at half time. Reports after the game claimed that Fernandes lost it in the dressing room, telling his teammates they were not making the shirt proud with their performance and new reports have suggested he has lost faith in his manager, Solskjaer.

Further reports claim he tore at Harry Maguire, saying he was not deserving of the captain armband. He was subsequently withdrawn before the teams returned at half time, but Old Trafford chiefs say it was purely tactical.

Solskjaer has been under fire for much of his Manchester United career and lose set to lose his job sooner rather than later. United completed four deals in the transfer window.

Cristiano Ronaldo Positive COVID-19 Test

SPORTS UPDATE: Bruno Fernandes Loses Faith in Solskjaer, Ronaldo’s COVID-19 Positive Test

Another Portuguese is in the news, this time, 5-time Ballon d’Or winner, Cristiano Ronaldo. The Juventus forward has tested positive for COVID-19 and will miss his country’s clash with Sweden.

Ronaldo would have to self-isolate for at least 10 days due to Italy’s new isolation guidelines. This means he will miss his club’s matches with Crotone in the league and Champions League opener with Dynamo Kiev on October 20.

It is still unsure if he will miss the highly-anticipated match between Juventus and Barcelona as he must be completely COVID-free for at least one week before the clash which is scheduled for 28th October.


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