Fernandes urges Sporting to let him leave after deciding between Spurs, Man Utd

Date published: Sunday 4th August 2019 10:48

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Bruno Fernandes has told Sporting Lisbon chiefs to allow him to move to Tottenham this week, according to reports.

Fernandes’ future has been one of the biggest stories of this transfer window, with the attacking midfielder attracting interest from Spurs, Manchester United and more following a stellar season for Sporting.

Most recently, Spanish giants Real Madrid came in with a bid for the 24-year-old, who hit an incredible 31 goals from midfield last season.

However, according to the Mail on Sunday, Fernandes has chosen Spurs as his preferred next destination.

The Portuguese international reportedly left training early on Friday so that he could discuss his wish for an exit with the Sporting hierarchy, who value him at £63m.

That price tag has ruled Man Utd out of the running as they focus their energies on completing the signing of Harry Maguire from Leicester, and Fernandes is now pushing for a move to Spurs.

Tottenham are yet to reach the valuation that Sporting want, but Fernandes hopes that his club will allow him to leave following their meeting.


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