Sources had told ESPN that United agreed to personal terms with Sporting CP star Fernandes over a move in this transfer window. However, failure to settle on a fee -- Sporting want €80 million while United are offering...
Manchester United are prepared to walk away from a deal for Bruno Fernandes unless Sporting Lisbon drop their demands, sources have told ESPN.
Sporting want €65 million up front and another €15m in add-ons for Fernandes, a stance that has baffled United because the Portuguese side were prepared to let the midfielder join Tottenham in the summer for around €45m plus add-ons.
Manchester United have agreed to personal terms with Bruno Fernandes, but the transfer hinges on finding an agreement with Sporting Lisbon, sources have told ESPN.
United have held talks with the Portuguese side about signing the midfielder this month, but a deal between the clubs is yet to be reached. Sporting value Fernandes at around €80 million while United are keen to pay closer to €60m.