Manchester United ended their interest in Bruno Fernandes because of concerns the midfielder loses possession too much, sources have told ESPN FC.
United looked at Fernandes as a potential option to boost their midfield after an impressive season that saw the Portugal international score 31 goals for Sporting Lisbon.
However, the club's recruitment team voiced concerns about the 24-year-old's passing statistics -- highlighting...
Bruno Fernandes looks set to stay at Sporting Lisbon for the time being after discussions with interested Premier League clubs broke down, sources have told ESPN FC.
Fernandes, the sought-after Portuguese midfielder, was linked with a move in this transfer window with Sporting wanting a fee in the region of €70 million.
But amid interest from Manchester...
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TOP STORY: Man United close on €70m Fernandes
Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes has been attracting the attention of Manchester United and SPORT claims that the club are finally ready to make an offer which might be accepted: €70m to be exact.
The 24-year-old won't have any issues with...
Liverpool will depart the United States without a win after being held to a 2-2 draw by Sporting CP at New York's Yankee Stadium.
The Reds fly back to Merseyside on Wednesday night after fulfilling their post-match responsibilities having also lost 3-1 against Borussia Dortmund at Notre Dame Stadium and 2-1 to Sevilla at Fenway Park.
Liverpool have not "shown their best face" -- to borrow Jurgen Klopp's description -- during games on the tour with fitness prioritised over all else.