The Daily Mail says Fernandes is among the senior players who feel they are not getting enough direction from Solskjaer and his coaching staff.
Cristiano Ronaldo, meanwhile, has been alarmed at the drop in standards at United since he left the club 12 years ago.
And teammates have sympathy for Donny van de Beek over the way he has been treated by Solskjaer after fans also offered the out-of-favour Dutchman their support when he came on against City.
Doubts are growing within a squad of players who seemed so tight-knit on a pre-season training camp in Scotland last summer, encouraging senior United figures that they would mount a strong title challenge.
It is understood that Fernandes is among the players who feel as though they aren't being given a clear plan by Solskjaer and his overgrown backroom team, with others expressing concern that too many young coaches are learning on the job.
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