Man United Very Close To Signing Bruno Fernandes, Reveals Di Marzio

Sporting's Bruno Fernandes celebrates scoring their first goal.

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Manchester United are just a step away from completing the signing of Bruno Fernandes.

The Sporting Lisbon playmaker has been heavily linked with a major switch to the Old Trafford club all summer, and the transfer now appears on the verge of completion.

In fact, according to reliable Sky Sports Italia journalist Gianluca Di Marzio, the Red Devils are in the final phase of sealing the deal for the Portuguese international.

After having reached an agreement with Leicester City for star centre-back Harry Maguire, Manchester United are now locked in talks with Sporting Lisbon for their prized asset.

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The negotiations between United and Sporting are in the “final stages”, and a total agreement between all parties is expected sooner rather than later.

This deal is also set to impact Italian outfit Sampdoria, who had inserted a 10% future resale clause in Fernandes’ contract while shipping him off to his homeland back in 2017.

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The 24-year-old scored 31 goals and bagged 17 assists in 50 matches last season, and his arrival will significantly bolster the firepower at the Theatre of Dreams.

With both Maguire and Fernandes all set to arrive, Manchester United now seem to be in the driving seat to reestablish their dominance in England, under the management of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

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