According to former coach Graeme Souness, Bruno Fernandes made the atmosphere in the Portuguese team negative because of his unpleasant attitude towards his teammates.
“I’m not denying that Bruno is a talented player, but he won’t live more than five minutes in my dressing room,” former Liverpool manager Graeme Souness told. Sky Sports June 21st. “He loses the ball, doesn’t compete well but is always waving and yelling at his teammates. Who does he think he is? We have to fight as a team, win together and lose together. Bruno’s attitude is very negative. extreme and it harms Portugal”.
Bruno Fernandes played weakly in Portugal’s 2-4 defeat at the hands of Germany. He even made a mistake on the pass, leading to the fourth goal. The Man Utd star was criticized by former England player Lee Dixon as “walking on the field” when Portugal was leading 1-3 by Germany.
“In football, sometimes you pass well, sometimes you don’t see the picture clearly. So shaking your head or waving to your teammates is pointless,” Souness added. “Bruno is an important player. When he has the ball at his feet, he can create extraordinary moments. But to me, his attitude is unacceptable. It seems he is very frustrated with the situation. teammates around”.
Similar to Souness, former Arsenal striker Ian Wright said: “I don’t want to dig up Bruno’s attitude. But obviously, he is the leader of Man Utd. When Dennis Bergkamp was our leader, I was not I’ve seen him upset with his teammates. It’ll demoralize his teammates. Bruno looks like a perfectionist. If things aren’t perfect, he’s upset.”
Portugal is third in Group F with three points after the first two matches. They need at least one point in the match against France to enter the round of 16. Fernandes has not scored or assisted. He was substituted in both matches against Hungary and Germany.
Vy Anh (according to the Daily Mail)