Manchester United enter talks with Sporting Lisbon for Bruno Fernandes
There has been numerous midfielders linked with Manchester United in past few months.
According to the football transfer rumours in British media, Manchester United have entered talks with Sporting Lisbon for Bruno Fernandes.
The Portugal international joined Sporting Lisbon from Sampdoria for a fee in the region of 9.69 million euros in July 2017. His contract expires in the summer of 2023.
In total, Fernandes has scored 38 goals and supplied 31 assists from 95 Sporting Lisbon matches.
The 24-year-old is considered to be one of the best midfielders in Portugal.
As a member of Portugal national football team, Fernandes won 11 caps and he scored one goal.
Ole Gunnar Solskjær wants to sign a new midfielder and Bruno Fernandes is one of the names at the top of his wishlist.
The report claims that Manchester United manager has extensively scouted Fernandes and is considering a move for the midfielder.
Manchester United are in the market for just a handful of statement signings who can improve the first-team.
Bruno Fernandes would provide a good variety to Manchester United’s attack.
According to Teamtalk, “Manchester United have made contact with the agent of Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes, according to reports in Portugal. The 24-year-old has been in sensational form this season, scoring an impressive 22 goals and making 11 assists in his 39 appearances this term. And according to Portuguese newspaper A Bola, United have got in touch with Fernandes’ representatives to discuss a potential deal for the player. However, both Liverpool and Italian giants AC Milan have shown a major interest, with United facing a major battle for a player who has a £90million release clause – despite doubts over who will be the next permanent Old Trafford boss.”
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It would take a huge offer from Manchester United to prise the 24-year-old midfielder from Sporting Lisbon.
Undoubtedly he would be a fantastic recruit for Manchester United.