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.
But 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.
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.