The Portuguese playmaker performed an element in all three objectives after he grabbed his first strike for the membership to open the scoring within the first half.
Fernandes then turned supplier for Anthony Martial and Mason Greenwood after the interval and was named Man of the Match for his function within the snug win.
United have been missing a inventive spark in midfield all season lengthy however Fernandes lastly appears to plugged the hole and his efficiency had Solskjaer evaluating him to greats corresponding to Veron and Scholes.
‘He has come in and given everyone a big boost – not just the team, the supporters too,’ mentioned Solskjaer.
‘He felt from the first minute like a big personality in our group. He was confident straight away and is like a mix between Scholes and Veron’.
United face a busy fixture checklist within the coming weeks and tackle Club Brugge within the second leg of their Europa League last-32 knockout conflict on Thursday.
Fernandes is prone to begin in opposition to the Belgians and Solskjaer has admitted the Portuguese’s tempo has caught him unexpectedly.
‘Bruno is quicker than he looks,’ mentioned the Norwegian.
‘Very excited by having him in. He has come in, given everyone a boost and wants to conduct a game. There are big games coming up now’.