ADVERTISEMENT

Why Manchester United may pull out of deal for £60m star

Bruno Fernandes

Manchester United have been heavily linked with Bruno Fernandes this month but club officials are reportedly ‘concerned’ that Sporting Lisbon’s £60m asking price is high.

According to the Daily Express, they are worried about making another high-profile January mistake like the one which saw Alexis Sanchez make the move to Old Trafford in 2018.

Sanchez signed for United in a deal which saw his wages jump to a massive £500,000-per-week but the Chilean has only netted five goals for the Red Devils before being shipped out on loan to Inter Milan in the summer.

As a result, club chiefs remain wary of paying big money mid-season but the report also states that Fernandes is close to joining United, regardless of their Sanchez concerns.

Journalist Nicolo Schira had claimed the Portuguese international has agreed a five-year contract worth £98k per week.

Download Daily Trust News App

Get it on Google Play
Share this article

Join us on


Join our whatsapp group here for Breaking News, Exclusives , others

Complain about a story or Report an error and/or correction: +2348189301900 (Whatsapp and SMS only) Email: dtonline@dailytrust.com

DISCLAIMER: Comments on this thread are that of the maker and they do not necessarily reflect the organizations stand or views on issues.