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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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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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United close to securing Fernandes deal

Manchester United are close to agreeing a deal to sign Sporting Lisbon captain Bruno Fernandes after the Portuguese side accepted a £62 million (€70 million) bid for the midfielder.   Discussions over the proposed move have rumbled on throughout the summer, delayed in part by United’s preferred transfer policy of focussing on one transfer deal at a time. However, with ...

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United set to miss out on Fernandes

Manchester United risk losing out on Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes. That is according to The Sun who report that there is an internal split at the club, with the Board not prepared to back Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s valuation of the player. The Norwegian believes he is worth the £70 million price tag that the Portuguese side has slapped on ...

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United look to add more signings

Having finally sealed the transfer of Aaron Wan-Bissaka from Crystal Palace to add to the earlier acquisition of Daniel James from Swansea, Manchester United are now turning their attention to their other summer targets. Top of their immediate shopping list are midfielders Sean Longstaff and Bruno Fernandes, and they are confident that they can get both without serious competition for ...

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Liverpool sell Camacho to Sporting

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Liverpool have sold fringe player Rafael Camacho to Sporting Lisbon for £5 million, plus up to £2 million of add-on based on league and European success. They have also negotiated a buy-back option, and a 20% sell-on clause. Lisbon-born Camacho, who began his youth career with Sporting, joined the Manchester City academy system, before making the switch in 2016 to ...

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United open talks with Portuguese midfielder

Manchester United are still basking in their historic triumph on Wednesday night when they battled back to beat PSG in Paris and send them crashing out of the Champions League. However, not content to rest on their laurels, and although they do not officially know who will be managing the club, they are already making plans to strengthen next season, ...

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