Manchester United ‘looking to beat rivals City’ to the signature of Bruno


Manchester United ‘looking to beat rivals City’ to the signature of Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes

  • Bruno Fernandes scored 32 goals and had 18 assists in 53 matches last season 
  • Man United are reportedly set to challenge rivals City for the 24-year-old
  • Midfielder currently on international duty with Portugal ahead of Nations League

Manchester United are reportedly looking to beat rivals City to the signature of Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes.

The 24-year-old scored 32 goals and contributed 18 assists in 53 matches last season and has attracted interest from European clubs.

United are eyeing a move for Fernandes and are set to challenge Premier League champions City, according to Portuguese outlet A Bola.

Man United are reportedly looking to beat rivals City to the signature of Bruno Fernandes

Man United are reportedly looking to beat rivals City to the signature of Bruno Fernandes

BRUNO FERNANDES’ 2018-19 STATS 

Appearances: 53

Goals: 32

Assists: 18 

The newspaper’s front page on Friday, translated in English, read: ‘Man United arrives at the front.

‘The proposal of City does not convince and rival of Manchester will attack Bruno Fernandes.’

United are reportedly able to outbid their city rivals – City can offer £49million (€55m) while United can give up to £71m (€80m). 

A Bola's front page on Friday, translated in English, read: 'Man United arrives at the front'

A Bola’s front page on Friday, translated in English, read: ‘Man United arrives at the front’

Fernandes is currently away on international duty with Portugal ahead of the UEFA Nations League semi-finals next week. 

The midfielder has 11 international caps to his name after making his senior debut two years ago.

Portugal face Switzerland in the last four of the competition on Wednesday evening. 

Fernandes is currently away on international duty with Portugal ahead of UEFA Nations League

Fernandes is currently away on international duty with Portugal ahead of UEFA Nations League

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