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Bruno Fernandes says he is ‘not surprised’ that Manchester United are one point behind Manchester City and now much closer to Arsenal in the Premier League table, as he told Viaplay.
On Saturday, Erik ten Hag guided his side to a 2-1 win over Manchester City, which means they are now a point behind their neighbours in the Premier League table, but also six points behind Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal.
Say it slowly, but there are some whispering and questioning that are Manchester United in the Premier League title race.
Well, Tottenham Hotspur will have to do them a favour, first and foremost, in the north London derby, before Arsenal and Manchester United meet next week.
Come next week, the gap between the two Premier League heavyweights could be three points, which would be a far cry from where those at Old Trafford were at the start of the season.
Bruno Fernandes has played a key part in that and he was asked about being ‘one point behind Manchester City’ and how ‘you can see Arsenal’, as he issued the following response.
“I’m not surprised,” said Fernandes. “Not for the position we are in, but for the results. I can tell you, after the Liverpool (win at Old Trafford) everyone felt that was a turnover moment.
“After we had the defeat against Manchester City (at the Etihad), that’s true, it was a really bad defeat. But we came back again. We have been doing really well. We focus on the team and this is why we are getting the results that we are, at this moment in this position because we are doing really well game by game.”
NO BETTER CHANCE
Well, if Arsenal or Manchester United are to do the unthinkable, then this is the best chance they have had in years.
It’s in the hands of those in north London, but Manchester City aren’t looking themselves this season and are opening a few more doors than usual.
In years gone by, the game or rivalry of the Premier League era has been between Arsenal and Manchester United.
Well, if they continue to progress under their current managers, then in the next few years, those old days might just return.
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