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Former Manchester United midfielder Owen Hargreaves says Sir Alex Ferguson would have torn Bruno Fernandes apart for the role he played in the club’s 2-2 draw with Leicester City on Boxing Day. The Portuguese midfielder provided an assist for Marcus Rashford’s opener and he thought he found a winner late on when he converted a slipped through ball from Edinson Cavani.
But United were acquired back by a late Jamie Vardy goal and the Red Devils lead for just nine minutes in the whole match as Harvey Barnes had scored in the first half to level things up. Fernandes was caught in his own half before Barnes’ opener.
“Fernandes, sometimes as good as you are, don’t play with risk in your own half,” Hargreaves told Premier League Productions. “He’s fortunate Ole is a nice manager because I can only imagine what Sir Alex would have said to one of us if we tried to nutmeg someone in our own half.”
United have an added 36 hours to prepare for the visit of Wolves to Old Trafford.