How Bruno Fernandes’ stats compare to De Bruyne’s since his Man Utd debut

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Bruno Fernandes has been a revelation for Manchester United since joining the club in January – but how does he compare with Manchester City‘s Kevin De Bruyne?

For most of his time in England, De Bruyne has been the top creative maestro, assisting 72 goals in 164 league games, but Fernandes has transformed United’s fortunes and is now threatening his crown.

We’ve taken a look at their Premier League stats since Fernandes made his United debut in February to see which midfielder comes out on top.

Bruno Fernandes

Games: 24
Starts: 23
Sub appearances: 1

Goals: 15
Assists: 11

Free-kicks scored: 1
Penalties scored: 7

Minutes per goal: 132.5
Minutes per non-penalty goal: 248.4
Minutes per assist: 180.6
Minute per goal or assist: 76.4

READ: Six times Bruno Fernandes has shown he’s Man Utd captain material

Kevin De Bruyne

Games: 21
Starts: 18
Sub appearances: 3

Minutes played: 1645

Goals: 8
Assists: 11

Free-kicks scored: 1
Penalties scored: 4

Minutes per goals: 205.6
Minutes per non-penalty goal: 411.2
Minutes per assist: 149.5
Minute per goal or assist: 86.6


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