Reported Liverpool and Tottenham target Bruno Fernandes fails to convince

Bruno Fernandes of Portugal is challenged by Mehdi Carcela of Morocco during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group B match between Portugal and Morocco at Luzhniki Stadium on June 20, 2018...

How did reported Liverpool and Tottenham target Bruno Fernandes get on for Portugal?

Portugal's midfielder Bruno Fernandes stands prior to the international friendly football match between Portugal and Netherlands at Stade de Geneve stadium in Geneva on March 26, 2018.

Bruno Fernandes is a player facing a big decision on his future.

His performance as a substitute for Portugal against Morocco will not have made anything clearer.

He is one of the Sporting Lisbon played who have dissolved their contracts following a row with the club president, Sky Sports reported.

Bruno Fernandes of Sporting CP reacts as he fail to score during the UEFA Europa League quarter final leg one match between Club Atletico Madrid and Sporting CP at Wanda Metropolitano...

He has been linked with moves to Premier League sides, with The Mail reporting Tottenham Hotspur sent scouts to watch him earlier this year.

The Mirror reported Liverpool are keen too, along with Chelsea.

Fernandes had a £87 million release clause in his contract at Sporting, and may now be available for free.

Even on a free, his performance for Portugal against Morocco will have done little to convince Liverpool or Tottenham to sign him up on big wages.

Bruno Fernandes of Portugal is challenged by Mehdi Carcela of Morocco during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group B match between Portugal and Morocco at Luzhniki Stadium on June 20, 2018...

He played half an hour for Portugal with the side 1-0 after a Cristiano Ronaldo header in the first half.

Fernandes struggled, making a very average 20 touches in 21 minutes.

He had two shots at goal, both of which were wasted, landing off target. He did not make a single tackle or interception.

With the likes of Bernardo Silva and Joao Mario struggling, there was an opportunity for Fernandes to state his case for a starting spot, and convince his admirers.

Yesterday he blew an opportunity, and his role in Portugal's final group game against Iran could be back on the bench.

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