­čÜĘBREAKING: Bruno Fernandes involved in a car crash

Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes was involved in a car accident on Monday, Sky Sports reports.

The 27-year-old was involved in a collision on the eve of United’s Premier League match with rivals Liverpool, but no one has been seriously injured as the Portuguese is expected to train with the rest of Ralph Rangnick’s squad on the day.

Fernandes has been a vital player for Manchester United since his arrival from Sporting Lisbon in January 2020, scoring 49 goals in 120 appearances. He won four Premier League Player of the Year awards in 2020 alone, becoming the first player to achieve the feat in a calendar year.

Fernandes recently signed a new long-term deal at Old Trafford, highlighting his importance to the team. He is the Portugal international player of 42 caps, and helped his country win the Nations League in 2019.

United are currently fifth in the English Premier League, three points behind Tottenham in fourth place. They have six league games remaining this season against Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea, Brentford, Brighton and Crystal Palace.

He has only missed two Premier League games this season, one due to suspension and the other due to illness. He has started as captain in five of his 30 league games this season when regular captain Harry Maguire was not selected or unavailable.