Bruno Fernandes steals Jorginho’s penalty style. This is what he has to say

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Chelsea fans may have been surprised to see Manchester United new boy Bruno Fernandes slot in from the penalty spot against Watford on Sunday, in a very similar way to Chelsea vice-captain Jorginho.

Just before half-time, Fernandes won the penalty for United’s opening goal after being fouled by Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster.

The 25-year-old walked up to take the kick and performed a stutter and a skip like Jorginho, before side-footing the ball into the net with Foster already going in the opposite direction.

Fernandes has been accused of copying Jorginho, but he has maintained that it’s his style of taking penalties.

“It’s the way I shoot a penalty, it’s where I feel confident,” he told BBC Sport.

“I do not shoot just that way but it felt the best way today.”

“This is the day every player wants to have. I feel lucky to score, I feel lucky to win the game.

“We all gave our best, and we all deserved the win. I just need to help the team, it’s what I want to do, it’s what I need to do. I hope Martial scores more goals too like he did tonight.”

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