Report: Manchester United make bid for Tottenham Hotspur target Bruno Fernandes

Bruno Fernandes of Portugal and Sporting CP and Rafa Silva of Portugal and SL Benfica during the training session at Bessa stadium in Porto, Portugal, 8 June 2019 ahead of the UEFA Nations...

Bruno Fernandes is reportedly wanted Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur.

Bruno Fernandes of Portugal controls the ball during the UEFA Nations League Semi-Final match between Portugal and Switzerland at Estadio do Dragao on June 05, 2019 in Porto, Portugal.

The transfer tussle between Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester United and other clubs for Bruno Fernandes has reportedly taken a new twist.

A recent report in Record claimed that Tottenham were very close to signing Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon in the summer transfer window.

It was reported by the Portuguese news outlet that the 24-year-old midfielder will snub Liverpool, Manchester United and Manchester City to make the switch to Spurs.

However, a new report in The Express suggests that all is not done and dusted in the race for the Portugal international.

According to the report, United have made an offer for the former Udinese and Sampdoria midfielder.

Bruno Fernandes of Portugal and Sporting CP during the UEFA Nations League Semi-Final  football match Portugal vs Switzerland at Dragao stadium in Porto on June 5, 2019.

It has been reported that the Red Devils are willing to pay £48 million upfront and £19m in bonuses, while Spurs are ready to cough up £58m in transfer fees to secure the services of Fernandes.

According to WhoScored, the midfielder made 33 appearances in the Portuguese league for Sporting this season, scoring 20 goals and providing 13 assists in the process.

Bruno Fernandes of Portugal during the UEFA Nations League Semi-Final match between Portugal and Switzerland at Estadio do Dragao on June 5, 2019 in Porto, Portugal.

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