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Sporting Lisbon are looking to make around £60million from the sale of the 24-year-old, while Manchester United are rumoured to be willing to pay closer to £53m for the playmaker.

Sporting are believed to want around £70million for their star midfielder.

The player has a four years remaining with the Portuguese outfit, and hence, they are demanding staggering amount from Manchester United for the services of Fernandes.

The departure of Ander Herrera, and speculations of Paul Pogba leaving the Old Trafford this summer has compelled Manchester United to pursue the Portuguese International to fill the void.

The Portuguese has been earmarked as one of the prime targets to bolster the club's midfield this summer following his stellar campaign in Portugal, where he bagged 20 goals and 13 assists in the league.

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As far as the credibility of the Premier League's trio's interest goes, United seem far and away the most likely option as they look to continue their rebuild with young, exciting players who will be allured by United's reputation but not deterred by a lack of Champions League football.

On a team level, the midfielder won both the Taça de Portugal and Taça da Liga (Portugal's FA and League Cup equivalents) with Sporting CP and lifted the inaugural Nations League for his country on home soil. Manchester City were initial favorites for his signature before turning their attentions to Rodri who they signed last week from Atletico Madrid.

Speaking about the types of players Manchester United have been linked with this window, including Fernandes, Kilbane suggested it shows the Red Devils are not the big draw they used to be. "You have to accept [that they've got to do it that way now]".

UNITED could be set to land Bruno Fernandes for much less than his £88m release clause.