Bruno: Pogba brings out the best in me
Bruno Fernandes and Paul Pogba are two of Manchester United's most creative sparks but the best is yet to come from them, according to our Portuguese magnifico.
There is a feeling that opponents are struggling to contain both stellar talents when they pick up threatening positions with the pair capable of unlocking any defences with the eye for a pass, long-range shooting and ability to drive forward.
Bruno believes his midfield pal is one of the best players in the world and this is helping elevate his own game, with the pair performing well again in Sunday's 3-1 win over Burnley, even if Pogba moved to a deeper role in the second half.
As part of an exclusive Q&A session with fans, which will be released this week, Fernandes also lifted the lid on the off-field games helping to bolster the connection between the two players and the squad in general.
As morale within the camp is clearly high, he feels Pogba helps to generate a positive mood within the dressing room with his bubbly personality.
"And the good thing is, out of the pitch, we have really, really good relations now with perudo, the game we all play in the team," revealed the France international. "It’s getting better, the connections with the team, because when you have those kind of connections, it doesn’t matter whether it’s a game of cards, perudo now, and ludo is the one I sometimes play with Fred.
“I think it’s really good for us and the team. You know, sometimes, it’s just five or six of us playing but the rest of the team is watching and saying don’t put that, put this or don’t say that, say this. That’s good for the spirit of the team and it’s really good.
“I think Paul is the one of the players who has a good spirit, good moments in the dressing room. He’s a really funny guy and can always have something good to say to make people laugh.”
Look out for the Q&A with Bruno Fernandes this Wednesday on the Official App and ManUtd.com.