Manchester United’s long quest for an attacking midfielder seems to be nearing an end as the Red Devils close in on a transfer for Sporting CP midfielder Bruno Fernandes. Fernandes was on United’s radar in the summer as well but they failed to materialise Sporting's demands back then. According to the reports, the midfielder would cost around €60m in addition to a Manchester United player.
With Paul Pogba injured for the most part of the season, United have mostly been a sorry tale in the midfield. Scott McTominay and Fred did hold the fort for them, but considering the high level of football being played in the Premier League, it doesn’t seem to be enough to make United a real threat. The arrival of Fernandes could give a massive boost to United’s season who are fighting it out for a top-4 finish.
Be it in Portugal or in England, the Internet is filled with Bruno Fernandes talks from top media houses. Tier 1 sources in both England and Portugal have confirmed the talks between Sporting and United are coming to a closing stage and the deal could well be announced this week. Sporting, however, would be postponing the departure of Fernandes until the weekend when they take on their top rivals Benfica. According to media reports, Bruno Fernandes to has shown interest in joining the iconic English club.
Manchester United fans kept waiting to hear the confirmation of Bruno Fernandes over the summer but their wait kept going on and it seems that finally, they’re going to have what they longed for. Manchester United fans, including club legend Rio Ferdinand, have shown their delight at the news and have flocked Twitter with their happy feelings. Here are a few of the top picks.
With Pogba nearing fitness and Bruno almost done, how do you think will Manchester United’s season be like from here?
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