Huge surprise as Man United fans ignore Fernandes, pick club’s legend as top playmaker in big votes

Huge surprise as Man United fans ignore Fernandes, pick club’s legend as top playmaker in big votes

– Paul Scholes has been voted top playmaker by Manchester United fans

– The former England international beat Bruno Fernandes in the voting process

– Scholes spent his entire career at Manchester United winning two Champions League titles

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Premier League legend Paul Scholes has been voted as the best top playmaker ahead of Bruno Fernandes who has been superb since he joined the club.

Manchester United paid Sporting Lisbon big money last summer for them to have the signature of Fernandes and the Portuguese has been impressive ever since he landed at Old Trafford.

But despite his incredible form for the Red Devils so far this term, Manchester United fans are not convinced that he is better than former star Paul Scholes.

Paul Scholes was no doubt one of the best superb midfielders in the Premier League during his active playing time considering his performances for the Red Devils.

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He spent his entire playing career at Manchester United scoring 107 goals in 499 games for the Premier League giants.

According to the report on UK Sun, 7,000 votes were cast by Manchester United on who is the best playmaker between Paul Scholes and Bruno Fernandes.

61 per cent chose Scholes over Fernandes with just 21 per cent opting for Bruno Fernandes while the remaining 18 per cent couldn’t split the pair.

Before retiring from football, Paul Scholes won 11 Premier League titles at Manchester United and two Champions Leagues.

Bruno Fernandes on the other hand is yet to win any title for Manchester United since he joined the Red Devils.

Paul Scholes in action for Manchester United

Paul Scholes voted as top playmaker by Manchester United over Bruno Fernandes.
Photo by Ash Donelon
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Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Manchester United are planning to keep their record signing Paul Pogba beyond the expiration of his contract.

The Frenchman’s current deal with the Red Devils expires in the summer of 2022 with Real Madrid and Juventus top of his possible destinations.

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Some time ago, the World Cup winner indicated his interest in playing for Zinedine Zidane while his agent also confirmed his readiness to leave Old Trafford last month.

However, this move has made the Red Devils trigger a clause in his contract which further extends his deal for another 12 months.

Meanwhile, the 27-year-old’s return to United’s starting line ups in the recent game has proven to be productive as the team has risen to be joint log leaders with Liverpool after the same number of games.

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