Bruno Miguel Borges Fernandes (born 8 September 1994) is a Portuguese footballer who plays for Primeira Liga club Sporting CP and the Portugal national team as a midfielder. Fernandes started his career at Serie B side Novara Calcio and soon featured for Udinese and Sampdoria in Serie A.
In 2017, he signed with Sporting CP where he established himself as one of the best players in the Primeira Liga. He was named the LPFP Primeira Liga Player of the Year in both 2017–18 and 2018–19. In the latter season, he also helped Sporting win the Taça de Portugal. A senior international since 2017, Fernandes represented Portugal at the 2016 Summer Olympics and 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Throughout the summer transfer window, Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong's future was a constant topic of interest to Manchester United's fans.
The Dutchman, 25, was pinpointed by manager Erik ten Hag as his top midfield target well before the summer transfer window had even opened for business.
United felt they had a genuine chance of luring the former Ajax man to Old Trafford. Their pursuit of him went on and on and on, right up until the point where it became tiresome and tedious.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk