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Man Utd ace Bruno Fernandes told to remove diving from his game.

Midfield ace Bruno Fernandes continues to receive praise but told to remove diving from his game.


Ex-Liverpool star hails the way in which Bruno Fernandes dictates the Red Devils' game.


Danny Murphy believes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will "have a word" with midfielder Bruno Fernandes for diving in Manchester United's 1-1 draw with Tottenham.


The United star Fernandes looked like he had won a late penalty when Spurs hosted the Red Devils on Friday evening but after a VAR check, referee Jon Moss, who initially pointed to the spot, overturned the decision as replays showed the former Sporting Lison captain went down easily following his collision with Eric Dier in the box.


However, former Fulham and Liverpool midfielder Murphy, a fan of Fernandes says the Portuguese must remove diving from his game.


"Bruno Fernandes was the best player on the pitch for Manchester United against Tottenham on Friday," Murphy told the Daily Mail.


"But if you hate diving with a passion like I do, he has to be called out for conning referee Jonathan Moss by leaning into Eric Dier and then falling over.


"From a football point of view, Bruno was terrific again.


"I've eulogised about his quality before and it didn't look as though the break had hampered him at all. You could clearly see how important he's already become to this United team, pulling the strings.



"But no matter how good you are or how well you speak off the pitch, if you make a habit of trying to win penalties and free-kicks, you won't be admired in the same way.


"At Spurs, he deserved a yellow card for his tumble and as a fan of his I don't want to see him start doing that. I'm sure Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will have a word with him about it, and he should do.


"It was right VAR overturned the original penalty decision that would have given United the chance of a late winner, but I agree with Jose Mourinho and don't know why action wasn't then taken against Fernandes.


"I'm hoping he will be embarrassed if he looks back. He doesn't need to indulge in diving and gain a reputation for being public enemy No 1. He is talented enough to win matches and make himself a hero without such antics."



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