Transfer: United make decision over Milinkovic-Savic and Fernandes


Sergej Milinkovic-Savic

Manchester United are prioritizing signing of Sergej Milinkovic-Savic over Bruno Fernandes, according to reports from Spain.

The Red Devils are seeking a new midfielder as Paul Pogba looks uncertain, and have been linked to a handful of players including Sean Longstaff, Fernandes, Milinkovic-Savic and Christian Eriksen

Fernandes was suggested to be the favourite to make a switch to Old Trafford after the Sporting Lisbon midfielder declared he wants to play in the Premier League, and his agent seen UK in the past week.

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Bruno FernandesBut Spanish publication AS is now reporting that United would rather sign Milinkovic-Savic over the Portugal international.

This report follows claims from Italy that the Red Devils want to close a deal for the Lazio man.

Solskjaer has been open about Man United’s transfer pursuits this summer, although has stopped short of naming names.

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Ed Woodward meanwhile opted against flying out to China for the Red Devils pre-season tour of the Far East in order to stay at home and complete transfers.

This is the first pre-season tour he has missed since assuming the role of executive vice-chairman at Manchester United back in 2013.


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