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Liverpool boss Klopp hails Man Utd ace Fernandes: At Sporting CP I thought 'Wow!'

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is full of praise for Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes.

Klopp admits he was a fan of the Portugal international when he was captain of Sporting CP.

Ahead of Sunday's visit of United, Klopp stated: "He's a brilliant player. We played against Sporting Lisbon in a training match in the USA before he came to United, and even then we could see it… Wow! He is a player who makes a difference, and he is showing that now.

"You can talk about all his goals scored, but he sets up other players as well. Without knowing him personally, he appears to be a leader.

"A good signing, unfortunately, for Manchester United..."

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