Fernandes, 25, was one of the vital coveted gamers in Europe this summer season after scoring 32 objectives in 51 appearances for Sporting and then serving to Portugal to Nations League glory on residence soil.
The midfielder was stated to be the topic of bids from each Manchester United and Tottenham however ended up staying in Lisbon and was despatched off final week as they failed to win for the third time in 5 video games.
‘I have the desire to play in England,’ Fernandes informed Portuguese newspaper O Jogo.
‘This is the league I want to play, there are other clubs from other countries and I have the ambition to get there, but when I came to Portugal I had the ambition to play at Sporting, in a great club, and I’m still delighted.
‘Regardless of whether we’re not in one of the best form, I consider we’ll rapidly return to that desired kind.’
Fernandes was again in motion on Thursday evening and scored however couldn’t cease Sporting taking place 3-2 at PSV.
And with Sporting struggling for kind and Fernandes suspended after being despatched off in opposition to his outdated membership, the Portuguese press have began to query his dedication to the membership.
‘Everybody knows how Portuguese football works, the negative image that they try to put on a player, especially when that player belongs to Sporting,’ Fernandes added.
‘Many occasions these items that ought to not occur, they occur.
‘A lot of people don’t know what they’re saying, like I’ve one thing in opposition to Boavista.
‘I am the only player from the Boavista academy who speaks of Boavista, the only player who has respect for Boavista and would never do anything to harm them. It was my first sending off at Sporting.’