Fernandes Clarifies Decision to Let Rashford Take Penalty Against Everton

Manchester United’s captain, Bruno Fernandes, shed light on his decision to let Marcus Rashford take the penalty against Everton during a post-match press conference at Goodison Park on Sunday, November 26, 2023. Fernandes explained that he wanted to boost Rashford’s confidence in front of the goal, emphasizing that it wasn’t about who took the penalty but rather about scoring.

He expressed confidence in Rashford’s ability as a penalty taker and highlighted the importance of strikers

and wingers finding the back of the net to enhance their game. Fernandes noted Rashford’s outstanding performance in the previous season, where he scored 30 goals for the club across all competitions, making the current season a notable contrast.

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