Manchester United star Bruno Fernandes has revealed Edinson Cavani gave him some useful advice before he struck his superb winning goal from a free-kick against Liverpool yesterday.
The Portugal international hit a beauty from a set-piece late on to decide a thrilling FA Cup tie at Old Trafford, giving Man Utd a narrow 3-2 victory over their rivals.
Fernandes has been a joy to watch since joining United from Sporting Lisbon last January, and he made the difference once again with this moment of quality against Liverpool.
Still, speaking after the game, as quoted by the Metro, Fernandes revealed that Cavani gave him advice on how and where to strike the ball before he took the free-kick.
“Of course if I score I’m happy this is for sure. I work a lot on this kind of goals. Free-kicks, I try,” Fernandes said.
“This one was good. Edi, before the free-kick, Cavani told me try the hard one to the side of the keeper, I tried and it went well.”
Cavani’s influence on this MUFC squad seems clear, with the Uruguay international’s experience and mentality looking like valuable assets for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side since his summer move on a free transfer after leaving previous club Paris Saint-Germain.