Bruno Fernandes has labelled Nathan Bishop an “amazing professional” after signing a new deal with Manchester United.
The 21-year-old joined United in January 2020 from Southend United and has impressed in his first year at the club.
As a result, Bishop has seen his terms improved and his contract extended until 2023, with the option of an extra year.
Whilst the Englishman is yet to make his United debut, he has made an impression on the United coaching team and his teammates already.
So much so that Fernandes responded to the announcement on his social media, praising the youngster’s work ethic.
Responding to Bishop’s Instagram story where he shared the news of his new deal, Fernandes wrote: “Well deserved, kid! Top lad and amazing professional,” adding a fist-bump emoji.
Fresh from signing his new deal, Bishop told Manchester United’s club website: “You learn your trade in playing games, that’s the most exciting thing, playing games and preparing for them.
“I’m very excited to step out and hopefully be able to play for a team and put all the year’s work into that.”
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Scott McTominay’s early header was enough for the win at Old Trafford, as United booked their place in the hat for the fourth round.
United will now refocus on their league campaign with crucial games to come this week against Burnley and Liverpool.
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He added: “To be able to work with David [De Gea] every day… David, Dean [Henderson], Granty [Lee Grant] and Sergio [Romero] as well and the two coaches I have in Rich [Richard Hartis] in Craig [Mawson] and the gaffer as well is fantastic.
“His backroom staff are brilliant and they help me in every single way. Definitely development-wise I’ve made a lot of steps forward I think.”