MANCHESTER UNITED have finally got Bruno Fernandes after a late bid from Barcelona to land him.
The deal that was dead last week was revived this evening after the Portuguese club finally dropped their demands.
Sporting had been holding out for £68million up front were as United had offered £42.5m plus £8.5m add ons.
Today agreed a slight increase to £46.6m down plus £4.2m based on appearances and a further £4.2m if United qualify for the Champions League.
There is a further £12.7m on offer were Fernandes to achieve recognition like the Ballon D’Or and help take United to Champions League glory.
The 25-year-old has agreed to a four-and-a-half year contract with the option on the club’s side to extend that by a further year.
United have been monitoring the player since he was 18-years old.
They decided to make a move after seeing a rapid development in the players ability and performances over the last six months.
Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was also enthused to learn that the player is adaptable to different roles across the midfield without complaint.
The signing is a major boost for Solskjaer who is currently without Paul Pogba and Scot McTominay due to long term injuries.
Although the signing could now open the door for wantaway Pogba to finally leave if someone can match the club’s £150m asking price for the French World Cup winner.
There was growing fans anger over a lack of movement with the transfer window about to slam shut on Friday night.
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