11 unbelievable stats about Bruno Fernandes’ incredible 2019-20 season
After spending the first half of the season at Sporting Lisbon, Fernandes joined United in a £47million deal in January and has been a revelation 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.
Bruno Fernandes in the Premier League:
• 14 appearances
• 8 goals
• 7 assists
He has more goals + assists (15) in his debut campaign than any other January signing in PL history. 🎯 pic.twitter.com/PdgRffoRlx
— Statman Dave (@StatmanDave) July 26, 2020
– Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are the only players with more goal involvements 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).
Blistering pace from Manchester United on the counter-attack! 🔥
Bruno Fernandes finishes off a wonderful move! 💥
— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) June 30, 2020
– 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.
– The 25-year-old is the first United player to win back-to-back Premier League Player of the Month awards since Cristiano Ronaldo in 2006.