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Man Utd great Giggs: Fernandes getting closer to Cantona level

Manchester United great Ryan Giggs says Bruno Fernandes will be rightly compared with Eric Cantona if he continues to produce in big games.

Fernandes proved the matchwinner in yesterday's FA Cup win against Liverpool.

"Eric, when we won the FA Cup in 95-96, he was the difference. In the big games he would every often be the difference," Giggs told Stadium Astro.

“Fernandes undoubtedly has had a massive impact on United. There have been comparisons with Eric and the impact he has had – not just his quality but the fact everyone around him seems to be playing better.

“You can just see he is a winner. When things aren't going right he is telling other players, he's having a go at the referee, he is constantly moaning and he wants to win.

“He has been a revelation since he came to United. Like all top players, he has to do it in the big games and then win trophies."

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