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Champions League: “We Want To Do Higher,” Says Bruno Fernandes After Manchester United Flop


Bruno Fernandes mentioned Manchester United ought to “do higher” after the group’s loss to Istanbul Basaksehir.© AFP

Bruno Fernandes admitted Manchester United should “do higher” after their embarrassing defeat in opposition to Istanbul Basaksehir piled stress on boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. United have endured a rocky begin to the season and Wednesday’s Champions League loss in Istanbul was the most recent painful outcome for the under-fire Solskjaer. Amid discuss that Solskjaer may very well be changed by former Tottenham coach Mauricio Pochettino, Fernandes acknowledged United have been under their greatest over the past seven days, with Arsenal handing them a house defeat within the Premier League final weekend that left them near the relegation zone.


“We have to do significantly better, and we have to do one thing greater than say ‘do one thing within the subsequent sport’ already as a result of it is going to be a troublesome sport for us. Our focus now must be already there,” Fernandes mentioned forward of Saturday’s journey to Everton.

Whereas October began with a chastening 6-1 residence loss to Tottenham, Portugal midfielder Fernandes believes United’s Champions League victories in opposition to Leipzig and Paris St Germain, in addition to their snug Premier League win at Newcastle, show it isn’t all doom and gloom.

“I consider course after two defeats it is onerous to assume or say one thing about this,” he mentioned when requested if United’s confidence had dropped.

“However I feel we have to look one week in the past. Everybody was speaking about we’re going properly, we’re doing wonderful video games.

“We received in opposition to Newcastle, we received in opposition to Paris, we beat Leipzig. We draw in opposition to Chelsea in a single sport once we can win.

“However after all the factors we have now within the league is just not the factors we wish.


“We have to do the identical: going for each sport, attempting to win, and it’ll not be totally different now within the Champions League.

“We’re in an excellent place. After all within the (Premier) League we aren’t in an excellent place. Everyone knows that.

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