Man Utd Confident Of Signing Bruno Fernandes and Sean Longstaff After Wan-Bissaka Deal

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With Aaron Wan-Bissaka secured, Manchester United now seem to be eager on getting the remainder of their deals finalized as well.

The Red Devils have always been a club that has preferred to get the majority of their business wrapped up early, with even this period in the summer appearing a tad bit too late for their usual business.

However, now they may have a clear path for the remainder of the window.

According to the Evening Standard, United are looking to tie-up three more deals in the coming days. Amongst these, it is the transfer of Bruno Fernandes and Sean Longstaff that the club is allegedly most confident of finalizing.


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The Portuguese midfielder has been pursued by the Red Devils for a long time now and they are apparently unopposed in their pursuit for his signature. As of such, this is an arrival that appears imminent and certainly factors into the club’s needs.

Further, Sean Longstaff has been a relatively newer link but it certainly appears that the club has made major strides into acquiring the 21-year-old.

Most importantly, the Newcastle United talent best fits the plans that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has, particularly the acquisition of upcoming British talent like Sir Alex Ferguson did before him.


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Further, the source claims that United are going to make this signing regardless of how other deals go about as Longstaff is touted to be Michael Carrick’s long-term replacement at the club.

Lastly, the club is believed to be also preparing a list of players whom they could pursue in the even Paul Pogba leaves this window. The report claims that the likes of Youri Tielemans, James Maddison and Christian Eriksen featuring into consideration for Pogba’s role.

A centre-back also features in their immediate plans, despite the disappointments they have faced so far this window.