Bruno Fernandes Joins Manchester United’s Top Earners With New 5-Year Deal

Bruno Fernandes Joins Manchester United’s Top Earners With New 5-Year Deal

  • Bruno Fernandes has become one of the highest-earning stars at Manchester United after signing a new contract with the English football club
  • Paperwork to extend the midfielder’s contract to 2027 was signed on Thursday and Manchester United has announced the extension today
  • According to Fabrizio Romano, Bruno’s new wage is only lesser than that of David De Gea and Cristiano Ronaldo, among the current crop of players

Portuguese midfielder, Bruno Fernandes has signed a new contract with Manchester United that will see him remain at the club for the next 5 years.

Bruno Fernandes

Manchester United officially announced the 27-year-old signing a new contract today after it was reported by sports journalist, Fabrizio Romano on Thursday.

According to the football club’s official website, the new contract will keep him at the club until June 2026, although there is an option to extend for a further year.

Romano disclosed via an article for the Guardian that the new contract will make Bruno Fernandes the third highest-earning player on the team (behind only Ronaldo and De Gea). At the moment Cristiano Ronaldo is the highest-paid player on the team, earning £480,000 weekly, while David De Gea follows with £365,000.

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Fernandes has been a Manchester United player since January 2020, when he signed a five-and-a-half-year contract, with an option to extend for a further year. The new contract only extends his time at the club by a single year but substantially increases his salary in recognition of his stellar performance.

So far, the Portuguese midfielder has contributed 49 goals and 39 assists to United in just 117 games. During his time at the club, he has also created more chances than any other player on the squad.

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