Manchester United have confirmed that an agreement has been reached with
The Red Devils have been heavily linked with a move for the 25-year-old over the last 12 months, though haggling over price meant negotiations dragged on and on.
However, after reports emerged on Tuesday night claiming
"The deal is subject to a medical and the agreement of personal terms.
There were previously suggestions that La Liga giants Barcelona were considering hijacking the transfer in order to get their deal for Valencia's Rodrigo over the line, though those rumours were dispelled almost as quickly as they materialised.
Manchester United is delighted to announce it has reached agreement with Sporting Clube de Portugal for the transfer of Bruno Fernandes.— Manchester United (@ManUtd) January 29, 2020
The deal is subject to a medical and the agreement of personal terms.
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Fernandes has been one of Europe's leading performers over the past year or so, with his goal and assist record making for good reading. The Portugal international has already directly contributed to 15 of their