Man United want to sign 24-year-old midfielder this summer – report

Man United are considering a move to try and sign Bruno Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon this summer, according to reports

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
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Manchester United are considering a move to sign Bruno Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon this summer, according to reports in the Portugese media.

Portuguese outlet A Bola, as quoted by the Daily Mail, is reporting that the Red Devils are prepared to make a bid to try and sign the 24-year-old this summer.

Manchester United are likely to be on the lookout for a number of new signings this summer as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to bolster his squad ahead of his first full campaign in charge.

The same story says that the Red Devils have begun “informal talks” about a move to bring the midfielder to Old Trafford this summer.

However, it is claimed in the same story that Manchester United will have to fight off competition from the likes of Serie A side AC Milan if they are to land him this summer.

The same article says that Manchester United are on the lookout for a new midfielder this summer, and Fernandes is one player that they are “closely monitoring”.

Meanwhile, Manchester United will return to Premier League action on Saturday night when they host West Ham United at Old Trafford in the top flight.

The Red Devils are currently in sixth place in the Premier League table as they seek Champions League qualification for next season.

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