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United plot move for former Fernandes teammate

United are considering a summer move which might reunite Bruno Fernandes with former Sporting Lisbon teammate Nuno Mendes. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants to strengthen his squad and give Luke Shaw serious competition for the left-back slot, and they have identified 18-year old Mendes as a credible option. Mendes’ contract currently has a €45 million (£41 million release clause) but there ...

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Arsenal tipped to move for Portugal winger

Joelson Fernandes, who has been dubbed as the new “Cristiano Ronaldo”. The 17-year old had trained sporadically with the Sporting team prior to the lockdown, but has since made his debut for the club, and now has three senior appearances under his belt. Despite his inexperience, he is already being tracked by clubs across Europe, and is on the radar ...

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Fernandes close to United transfer

After seemingly on the point of collapse last week, the transfer of Bruno Fernandes to Manchester United from Sporting Lisbon looks finally close to completion. The 25 year old midfielder spent most of last summer, and almost all of this transfer window linked with a move to Old Trafford, but the transfer appeared to have foundered with the two sides ...

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Fernandes deal collapses

Manchester United’s bid to sign midfielder Bruno Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon is over. It follows the decision of co-chairman Joel Glazer to walk away from the deal after Sporting refused to compromise on their valuation of the player. The two sides had been locked in negotiations for weeks, with Sporting wanting up to £68 million for the midfielder, most of ...

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Sporting valuation puts Fernandes deal at risk

Manchester United’s attempts to sign midfielder Bruno Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon could be thwarted by the Portuguese club’s valuation of him. The Primeira club want £68 million for the Portuguese international, but United have only offered £39 million plus add-ons, and the two sides remain far apart in their valuation of the 25 year old. Hopes that he could be ...

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United reignite interest in Fernandes

Manchester United are interested in signing Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes again. The Premier League side spent most of last summer being associated with a move for the 25 year old Portuguese international, with Tottenham another club linked with him. In the end through, United decided not to pursue their interest, amidst concerns about how often he gave the ball ...

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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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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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