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Bruno Fernandes to Man Utd: Jorge Mendes playing key role in transfer as Spurs join fight

Bruno Fernandes’ move to Manchester United is being pushed by super-agent Jorge Mendes, reports say. The Portugal international is wanted by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer but a transfer is far from straightforward, with Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho interested as well. Related articles
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Fernandes to Man Utd: When Sporting Lisbon expect transfer to be done Fernandes was linked with Manchester United during the summer transfer window but, despite constant speculation, the Portugal international ended up staying at Sporting Lisbon.

However, he could be on the move this winter with the Red Devils confident of bringing him in.Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had initially hoped to bring one of Jack Grealish or James Maddison, of Aston Villa and Leicester, to Old Trafford.But with both players out of reach, he’s turned his attentions to Fernandes instead.

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Man Utd coach Carrick wants Solskjaer to seal one January transfer Mendes believes the time is right for his client to embark on a new challenge away from Sporting.

And he’s brokered several big deals for United in the past.Mendes helped the Red Devils land Radamel Falcao and Angel Di Maria back in 2016.And he’s also the agent of David De Gea, who signed a new United contract back in September.While United appear the favourites to land Fernandes during the January transfer window, however, Tottenham are interested too.

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Man Utd transfer decision made by Wolves star Neves after talks begin Spurs talked with Sporting about a deal for the 25-year-old back in the summer.

And despite Jose Mourinho insisting he was out of reach, Tottenham are hoping they’re able to bring Fernandes to north London.Spurs are resigned to losing Christian Eriksen at the end of the season - if not earlier.The Denmark international will become a free agent in the summer and Tottenham are now preparing for any possible exit.

.While Tottenham want Fernandes, though, former midfielder Rafael Van der Vaart feels.....

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