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Fernandes signs new deal to end United transfer links

Sporting Lisbon captain Bruno Fernandes spent most of the summer being linked with a move to the Premier League, with Manchester United close to making a bid for him, and Tottenham also tracking the progress of the 25 year old. And although no transfer subsequently materialised, he had been mentioned again as a possible target for United again when the ...

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United linked with Fernandes again

Manchester United are yet again being linked with a move for Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes. The captain of the Portuguese side was heavily linked with a move to Old Trafford in the summer, with Tottenham also interested in a move for the 25 year old. In the end, neither move, nor a proposed transfer to Real Madrid materialised, and ...

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Tottenham set to rekindle Fernandes interest

Tottenham are prepared to rekindle their interest in signing Bruno Fernandes in January. The club were heavily linked with a move in the summer for the Sporting Lisbon captain, but talks between the two clubs eventually petered out because a price could not be agreed. However, now reports suggest that the North London side are ready to make another bid ...

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FIFA plans overhaul of transfer system

Plans to reform the transfer system have been drawn up by FIFA, including the introduction of a cap upon agents’ commissions, and restrictions on the number of loan players. Under the proposals, agents’ fees would be limited to a maximum of 10% of the fee that a selling club receives for a player. Additionally, they could earn up to 3% ...

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Mini-Messi leaves Tottenham

Amidst the flurry of departures from Premier League clubs on European transfer deadline day, one name that may have escaped attention was that of Marcus Edwards. The 20-year old was once so highly rated at Tottenham, that his manager Mauricio Pochettino dubbed him as mini-Messi. Yet the player, who joined Spurs as a six year old, failed to live up ...

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Fernandes switch to Spurs blocked

Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes has revealed that he was on the brink of a move to Spurs in the summer, only for his parent club to block it. The 24-year old Sporting captain had been linked all summer with a switch to the Premier League, with Manchester United also reported to be interested in signing a player who has ...

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Lindelof in line for contract extension

Manchester United’s Swedish defender Victor Lindelof is in line for a lucrative new contract which will see him effectively double his wages. A £30 million summer signing from Benfica, he had a shaky start to his United career, and was in and out of the side. And, earlier in the summer, he was even linked with a move away to ...

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Why United did not sign Bruno Fernandes

Manchester United were heavily linked throughout the summer window with a move for Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes. Yet, in the end they decided not to pursue their interest in the Portuguese international, and now the main reason has emerged, Whilst Fernandes style of play offered goals in midfield, United scouts did not feel that his style fitted how United ...

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United fans take to social media to express discontent

Manchester United fans, unhappy with the club’s transfer business, have taken to social media to express their discontent. Over the summer the club spent £140 million on new signings in the form of Harry Maguire, Daniel James, and full-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka. They have also managed to hold on to Paul Pogba and David de Gear. However, they sold Romello Lukach ...

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Spurs may hijack bid for Fernandes

Tottenham have enquired about the availability of Sporting Lisbon captain Bruno Fernandes, and could be about to hijack Manchester United’s proposed deal for the player. According to Portuguese news reports Spurs sent two club officials to Lisbon to discuss a possible deal, although they have yet to meet Sporting’s formal £64 million valuation for the player. Manchester United have been ...

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