Fred certain he’ll get more goals from midfield

Paul Garcia Manchester United FC

In fact, he singled it out as the highlight of his stay at Old Trafford, so far.

“There was the game against Brugge this season, where I scored twice,” he said. “Up until then, I’d been playing well but I hadn’t been scoring. I think scoring in that game was the crowning achievement of all the hard work I’d been putting in this season.

“However the most special moment of all for me was my first goal for United against Wolverhampton. My wife was pregnant, we hadn’t had [our son] Benjamin yet, and I could dedicate the goal to him, I scored and celebrated like this [sucking his thumb].