Manchester United are hopeful that they will complete a deal to sign Sporting midfielder Bruno Fernandes by the tip of subsequent week, in accordance to stories in Portugal.
The 24-year-old has been one of Sporting’s star gamers this season as he scored 29 objectives and registered 17 assists in 48 appearances.
Fernandes additionally helped Sporting win the Taca de Portugal as they beat Porto on penalties within the last final week.
Sporting are open to promoting Fernandes this summer time with the midfielder attracting curiosity from each United and Manchester City..
However in accordance to A Bola, United are main the race to sign the Portugal worldwide.
City have made a €55 million (£48.7m) provide for Fernandes and are prepared to embrace gamers as half of the deal.
However United are prepared to submit a bid within the area of €70m (£62m) and hope that they will conclude a deal inside the subsequent seven days.
Fernandes has a €100m launch clause in his deal with Sporting however neither United or City are prepared to meet that payment.