Bruno Fernandes has admitted he cried when he signed for Premier League giants Manchester United.

Joining United and playing in the Premier League has been the pinnacle of Bruno Fernandes' career.

Fernandes signed a five-and-a-half year deal at Old Trafford. [Getty]

Ex-Sporting captain Bruno Fernandes' eyes were filled with tears of joy when he joined Ole Gunnar Solskjaer' Red Devils.


Bruno Fernandes has admitted he cried when he sealed a 'dream' move to Premier League giants Manchester United.


The Portuguese central midfielder joined United from Sporting Lisbon for a reported fee of £46.6m in the January transfer window and has had a brilliant start to his career in the England top flight, scoring three goals and registering four assists in nine appearances before the COVID-19 pandemic brought football to a standstill in March.


"You know, I will say the truth that I was scared," Fernandes said in an Instagram Live interview with Mario Djurovski. "It was a dream [come true] but it was a big dream.


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"For me, playing in England and for Manchester [United] was the highest part of my career. To play in the Premier League, for one of the best teams in the world.


"When I received the call saying: ‘Bruno, you have the chance of moving to Manchester’ I called my wife, my brother, my sister, my mother and just started crying.


"But I was crying through happiness. I fought all my life for this, for this top club. The chance was here and I needed to take it with both hands, to follow my dream.


"My family knew since the beginning that I wanted to be a footballer, they knew my big dream was to be in the Premier League and to play for Manchester."



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