Bruno Fernandes has admitted he questioned whether he was good enough to stay at Manchester United after the club’s dramatic 3-2 win over Aston Villa on Tuesday night.
The Red Devils went into the field as a beleaguered club after failing to score in their previous four matches.
United looked to be falling behind after goals from John McGinn and Leander Dendoncker in the first half.
However, two goals from Alejandro Garnacho equalized for the hosts, before Rasmus Hjölund scored his first Premier League goal to secure all three points.
Bruno Fernandes questions his quality ahead of Man Utd’s stunning comeback win over Aston Villa
It was a fantastic night for United, who will now be hoping to climb up the Premier League table.
And Fernandes has admitted he was concerned by the club’s plight and questioned their quality during the slump.
Speaking to Prime Video, he said: “There has to be trust, because if you don’t trust each other it’s going to be difficult.
“Obviously there’s going to be some disbelief in these last moments, even in ourselves.
“You start wondering, ‘Am I good enough to be here?’
“It’s normal when things don’t go right.
“It’s how you overcome that and get results even when things aren’t going well.”
He added, “Everyone on the team understood that we had to keep moving forward and knew what we needed to do.
“We knew if we could get the first goal of the second half we could turn things around.
“We have been training a lot to achieve our opportunities and goals.
“As a Man United player you know you’re going to be criticized but you have to know how to deal with it and play at this level.”
United were playing their first match since Sir Jim Ratcliffe purchased a 25 percent stake in the club.
Ratcliffe’s right-hand man Sir Dave Brailsford was present as the Red Devils fought back to claim victory.
However, Fernandes says the arrival of INEOS will not impact the players.
However, he feels United need to invest in the squad if they are to close the gap on Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester City.
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“Not too much, because whatever we do on the pitch at that time is not going to change anything unless they invest money [in] And get us some players,” he said.
“But it must be us [that] Makes the difference we need.
“We see everything in newspapers and social media, it’s impossible not to.
“We know what the club is going through but we have to focus on what we can control and what our performances are.”
Meanwhile, United boss Eric ten Hag wants United to become more consistent after putting Villa to the sword.
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“Yes, but you also have to analyze why that is,” the 53-year-old said when asked about his team’s inability to consistently produce good results.
“And so, we have to change teams often and you don’t get the routine.
“We know football is about solid performances, consistency and top football.
“But we know we have to take a step there.
“But I’m sure that when we have more players available more often, and especially in key positions, we will find a consistent role.”