With out-of-form and injured midfielders, United fancy a vital player to generate enough chances and increase the conversion rate.
For years, some Manchester United fans insisted that big transfers can't be conducted by the club without an appropriate announcement being made to the relevant U.S. stock market.
Reports in Portugal claim Sporting want United defender Marcos Rojo included in the deal.
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Skysports reports that United are prepared to let Rojo leave. For a club with serious financial difficulties, it's perhaps no surprise the news is being taken well by investors. "Tomorrow, Manchester United will work to reach agreement with Sporting and close the deal".
"Because Bruno Fernandes is expected to play in the big game in Portugal, Sporting Lisbon against Benfica".
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is keen to bring in a new midfielder during the January window, and long-term target Fernandes remains their top priority.
He has been part of the negotiations for Fernandes with Sporting Lisbon and he could be on his way to Portugal on loan.
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"I've got no transfer updates, so no", said Solskjaer when asked if he could provide an update on the apparent pursuit of Fernandes. I don't like to think about it, but I'll be thinking of alternatives in case Bruno leaves.
"We've seen before them being linked with certain players and they've not really shown an interest in coming".
The Mancunian club were conjuring a £50million deal for the Sporting star who is favoured by the club's manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
"I think he's made good signings already but if he can somehow get this guy in the door as well, I think it would be flawless".
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