“Why I am struggling to score goals this season” – Bruno Fernandes

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Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes has explained why he’s not scoring as frequently as he was last season.

Fernandes netted a very impressive 28 goals in all competitions last season but has scored just four times in 15 appearances so far this season.

Fernandes told Sky Sports: “I’m not scoring goals because I’m missing the goal. It’s easy like that.

“The way we played in the last two games, I’ve played a little deeper, yes, but it’s because we changed system and you have to adapt.

“Everyone was adapting themselves. We have to do what is better for the team. I can still do my game wherever I play.

“I know people are upset because the numbers are going a little bit low – goals are going low but assists are coming up. The importance for people of scoring goals is always better than doing assists or a great game.

“Last season everyone was like, ‘he’s scored a lot of goals but he also scores a lot of penalties and he doesn’t perform’.

“Now I perform and give a lot of assists and people say ‘he’s not scoring goals’. There will always be a problem.”