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Robin van Persie rates Bruno Fernandes’ start at Manchester United and makes Club Brugge prediction

first_imgRobin van Persie rates Bruno Fernandes’ start at Manchester United and makes Club Brugge prediction Metro Sport ReporterThursday 20 Feb 2020 2:29 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link3.4kShares Comment Van Persie has backed both United and Arsenal to win (Picture: Getty)The Dutchman backed both of his former clubs to win their respective first legs away to Club Brugge and Olympiacos.‘I’m always horrible at predicting scores but let me guess,’ he said.‘Brugge 1-3 Manchester United and Olympiacos 1-2 Arsenal!’ Advertisementcenter_img Manchester United new boy Bruno Fernandes has impressed Robin van Persie (Picture: Getty)Robin van Persie believes Bruno Fernandes has made a ‘promising’ start to his Manchester United career and backed his former club to win comfortably away to Club Brugge tonight.United wrapped up a £68million agreement with Sporting for Fernandes last month and the 25-year-old put pen to paper on a five-and-a-half-year contract at Old Trafford.The Portugal international impressed on his debut as the Red Devils were held to a goalless draw by Wolves before helping his new side beat Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Monday.And the attacking midfielder is expected to play a part at the Jan Breydel Stadium this evening where Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men will be looking to put one foot in the Europa League last 16.ADVERTISEMENT Club Brugge v Man Utd: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer press conferenceTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 13:00FullscreenClub Brugge v Man Utd: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer press conferencehttps://metro.co.uk/video/club-brugge-v-man-utd-ole-gunnar-solskjaer-press-conference-2114126/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Ahead of the round of 32 first leg clash, Van Persie took part in a Q&A session with his Twitter followers where he was asked to rate Fernandes’ opening performances in a United shirt.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘Looks promising and will only get better!’ the iconic ex-United striker replied.‘Silky all-round top player, definitely an added value for the team.’ Olympiacos v Arsenal: Mikel Arteta pre match press conferenceTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 10:52FullscreenOlympiacos v Arsenal: Mikel Arteta pre match press conferencehttps://metro.co.uk/video/olympiacos-v-arsenal-mikel-arteta-pre-match-press-conference-2114132/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Earlier this week, Van Persie named United, Arsenal and Ajax as his three teams to beat in the competition.‘Arsenal and Manchester [United] are certainly favourites to win the competition,’ he told Omnisport. ‘Ajax were knocked out of the Champions League in a hard way, which is also part of football, unfortunately.‘They also have a chance to win the Europa League, they have a very good squad.’Which team is more likely to win the Europa League?Manchester United0%Arsenal0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsMORE: Santi Cazorla explains why Mikel Arteta has ‘everything’ to succeed as Arsenal manager Advertisementlast_img

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