Manchester United must take full advantage of the final audition before it gets down to business in the Premier League this season.
That is the message from Bruno Fernandes as the Portuguese sensation and his United teammates prepare to meet Everton on Saturday afternoon (12:45 p.m.).
Due to the Euro 2020 and other complications caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, this summer has proved difficult for United to achieve structure and consistency – with their crunch-opening against bitter rival Leeds United in a few days .
However, there are other clubs in the same situation as Fernandes and Co.
Much like his fellow United players who competed in international competitions this summer, the 26-year-old has just returned to pre-season training with the club.
Of course, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his troops continue to build these tough yards north of the border.
However, the clock is ticking for United to refine their plans as they continue to pursue Manchester City and win their first Premier League title since 2013.
Jadon Sancho is in the bag, but what about Raphael Varane, Kieran Trippier, Declan Rice and Eduardo Camavinga?
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Speaking to the official MUFC website, Fernandes said, “Everton’s standards are really high.
“After that we have a week before we start. It will be good to have one last test against a Premier League club with high standards and really good, quality players.”
Fernandes added: “This game is about performing well and getting a few minutes on your feet.
“We want to win the game, but the result won’t be the most important thing. At the same time, we want to win.”
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