Bruno Fernandes ‘set to fly to England for Manchester United medical’ with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer also keen on sealing Sergej Milinkovic-Savic deal
- Manchester United target Bruno Fernandes is flying to England for a medical
- Sporting Lisbon midfielder has been a long-time target for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
- The Old Trafford boss also wants to add Sergej Milinkovic-Savic from Lazio
Manchester United have moved closer to signing Bruno Fernandes with the Sporting Lisbon star flying into England for a medical.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has identified the £62million midfielder as a key transfer target, while he also wants Lazio’s Sergej Milinkovic-Savic to complete his midfield.
A fee has ben agreed with the Portuguese club for Fernandes, according to Correiro Dello Sport.
Bruno Fernandes is close to a Manchester United move and is flying to England for a medical
Fernandes impressed for Sporting Lisbon in their 2-2 draw with Liverpool, scoring the first from range before setting up the second.
He came to attention after a stunning season in Portugal, hitting 32 goals and registering 18 assists for his club and playing for his country in the Nations League.
Leicester defender Harry Maguire, however, reportedly remains the club’s main target, although Manchester United have yet to meet the Foxes’ £80m valuation.
Chief executive Ed Woodward did not join his club’s pre-season tour in order to continue working on transfers.
Manchester United also want to bring in Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic