Casemiro and Bruno Fernandes displayed another example of monster mentality after their 1-0 victory over Aston Villa on Sunday afternoon.
The United midfield duo had a healthy disagreement as the other players were busy in post-match handshakes at the full-time whistle.
Casemiro was not pleased with Fernandes as the latter lost the ball with 30 seconds remaining on the clock.
Aston Villa got one more chance to bring the score to parity via a free kick. However, the Red Devils kept Villa at bay and took all three points.
The two players let rip at each other before hugging it out as soon as their argument ended.
Casemiro can bring the best out of Bruno Fernandes
This is not the first time Casemiro and Fernandes have engaged in a fierce post-match debrief.
The Brazil international was seen confronting Fernandes after Man United’s Carabao Cup triumph. The Red Devils defeated Newcastle 2-0 to clinch their first silverware in six years.
The Portuguese midfielder had the chance to set up a third United goal in the closing stages of the game but made a poor decision that derailed their attack.
This elite mentality and competitiveness have been missing at United since Sir Alex Ferguson retired.
The players cannot remain silent if they see something that can be improved. They should give positive criticism to each other when required.
Fernandes’ passion can sometimes irritate his teammates and supporters.
He is unhappy when he ends up on the losing side. The fans saw his emotions get the better of him in the 7-0 thumping by Liverpool.
Fernandes is a great player but sometimes does make poor decisions with the ball.
Casemiro has played with a few of the finest midfielders in the world during his time at Real Madrid and knows where the 28-year-old can improve.
United supporters won’t mind further heated exchanges between the players if they can bring the best out of the squad.
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