Bruno Miguel Borges Fernandes aka Bruno Fernandes is a Portuguese professional football player. Bruno is currently playing football for Sporting CP of Primeira Liga. He also features for Portuguese national team. Previously, he played for Novara, Udinese, and Sampdoria.
Bruno Fernandes moved from Boavista to Novara in Serie B just a month before turning 18. The transfer only involved around £37000. His talent quickly promoted him to Serie A and featured in Udinese and Sampdoria. After 120 Serie A appearances, before turning 23, Bruno got his move back to Portugal to Sporting CP. The transfer price was around £8.9 million.
Bruno Fernandes is a creative midfielder capable of playing several different roles. His strong foot is right. In Sporting Bruno often plays as attacking midfielder in a 4-2-3-1 formation. Moreover, Fernandes is frequently seen playing deeper where his side has total control. He quickly grabbed supporters attention and love, after he scored 6 goals in season’s initial seven matches. In those matches, he didn’t fail to showcase his biggest quality- his ability from long range. In addition, Bruno scored 4 of his first 9 shots from outside of the box in the league.
Fernandes loves shooting from range and has a stat of hitting the target about 30% the time, which is solid. He is a top tier creator in the league with 2.3 key passes per 90. The Portuguese youngster’s set-piece-taking qualities are also undeniable. Bruno’s dribbling qualities shine when he is under pressure. The player frequently gets fouled, which often lead to dangerous fee kicks taken by himself.
Bruno is a resilient, energetic and always available off the ball. He never shies off from his defensive work without many negative consequences. In addition, he averages the same amount of tackles and interceptions as the defensive midfielder William Carvalho- about 3 per 90.
In FIFA 10, Bruno has an overall rating of 83 with position CAM. Some other attribute is listed below:
Bruno is loved for his long-range strikes who have scored plenty from outside box. The youngster is famous for his key passes and dribbling. Furthermore, Fernandes has scored plenty of goals in 2018/2019 season that suggest his finishing is excellent. Some more on strength and weakness:
Some of his strengths are:
The only weakness of Bruno Fernandes known till date is his tackling.