Manchester United showed on Thursday they’d finished the signing of Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes from Wearing Lisbon. The 25-year-old has signed a five-and-a-half 12 months contract at Outdated Trafford with an way to lengthen for an extra 12 months. The long-anticipated deal, with an preliminary price of round 47 million kilos ($61.2 million), used to be finalised after Fernandes, who has 19 global caps, agreed non-public phrases and handed a clinical. “We now have been monitoring Bruno for lots of months and everybody right here has been significantly inspired with all his attributes and what he’ll convey to this group,” mentioned United supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
“Most significantly he’s an ideal human being with an excellent persona and his management qualities are transparent for all to peer.”
Fernandes mentioned he used to be thrilled to be becoming a member of the membership, who’re 5th within the Premier League desk.
“My love of Manchester United in point of fact began after I used to look at Cristiano Ronaldo play and ever since then I’ve been a large fan of this nice membership,” Fernandes defined.
“For me, to now play for Manchester United feels fantastic.
“I’ve labored arduous to get to this second and I will be able to promise the fanatics that I can give the entirety for the badge to assist convey us extra good fortune and trophies.”
Fernandes will bolster United’s midfield ranks. Solskjaer has been in need of numbers in that house for the reason that departures of Marouane Fellaini and Ander Herrera, whilst accidents to Paul Pogba and Scott McTominay have exacerbated the issue.
Fernandes has a name as a goalscoring, attacking midfielder who can function centrally or out large. He can be deployed defensively.