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Published: 16/Mar/2020 16:03by Connor Bennett
Bruno Fernandes has been revealed as the Premier League Player of the Month for February, meaning he’s got a special card inside FIFA 20 Ultimate Team. If you’re trying to grab it, here’s what you need to do.
Since joining Manchester United from Sporting Lisbon in the January transfer window, Fernandes has been in fine form with three goals and four assists from nine games. The Portuguese has already established himself as a fan-favorite with the Old Trafford faithful as well.
As a result of his excellent form, the 25-year-old has been voted as the Premier League’s Player of the Month for February, giving him a nice 90-rated card inside FUT. To get your hands on it though, you’re going to have to part with a few hundred thousand coins first.
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As is tradition, the Player of the Month card is available via a round of squad building challenges – SBCs – but for Bruno, you’re really going to have to work for it.
There are five, yes five, separate SBCs that you’ll have to tick off, including an 86-rated squad, two separate 87-rated squads with different chemistry requirements, and a Premier League-themed team.
As of writing, the cost of completing the SBC varies a little bit depending on which platform you’re on. According to FUTBIN, it will cost you 756k on Xbox One, 761k on PlayStation, and 771k on Origin for PC.
To help you along though, we’ve rounded a few of the cheapest answers available to you from FUTBIN, starting with the Manchester United squad and following the order already set out above.
To save a bit of confusion, we’ve given two 87-rated teams their own section, with the first team being the one you need to complete the minimum 60 chemistry, and the second for 55 chemistry.
With these two challenges being pretty similar in overall requirements, you could do tinkering of your own in order to figure out a cheaper and easier combination of players for your own budget.
As a 90-rated CAM, many players will assume that the POTM Fernandes card is all about attack, however, it appears to be a pretty well-balanced card.
Of course, his attacking stats stand out as the Portuguese has 95 long shots, 90 crossing, and 92 long passing, but he can get about the pitch. Fernandes clocks in with 90 acceleration, 99 stamina, 91 dribbling, and 79 interceptions.
Though, you probably won’t be able to count on him when in defensive. All of his defensive stats bar awareness and strength are below 70, so you’ll want to keep him on the front foot.
Like other Player of the Month SBCs, the Fernandes challenges will be sticking around for almost a full month – with the expiry date clocking in as Sunday, April 12.
What EA will do for the April POTM, however, remains to be seen as leagues across the world have shut down due to the Coronavirus outbreak – with many not expected to resume until the summer months, if they resume at all.