Man Utd planning summer move for 27-goals prolific midfielder

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Premier League giants Manchester United are reportedly at the head of the queue for Portuguese giants Sporting Lisbon prolific midfielder Bruno Fernandes.

The 24-year-old midfielder has been in stunning form for Sporting during for the 2018-19 season, managing to found back of the net 27 times and providing 15 assists in 46 games in all competitions.

According to A Bola, the Red Devils have already started ‘informal talks’ with the agent of Portugues star and are believed to be keen on to sign him when this summer’s transfer window will be re-opened.

Portuguese international midfielder who is also believed to be attracting attention from Serie A giants AC Milan has an £86m release clause in his current deal, however, the same report has suggested that the Red Devils are hopeful of paying ‘significantly less’.

The attacking midfielder has only joined Sporting from Serie A club Sampdoria back in 2017 and has helped the Portuguese heavyweights land two Taca da Liga crowns during the last two seasons.

Meanwhile, Everton’s defensive midfielder Idrissa Gueye has reportedly emerged as a shock transfer target for Man United ahead of the upcoming summer transfer window.

The 29-year-old Everton star who was the subject of interest from Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain during the January transfer, he has made over 100 appearances for the Merseyside Blues since a 2016 move from championship club Aston Villa.

African midfielder has been in impressive form for the Merseyside Blues in recent weeks, meanwhile, and according to the reports from Britain, Everton are planning a summer approach.

The report has suggested that Man Utd have identified Gueye as an ideal replacement for Ander Herrera, who will see his current deal set to expire in the summer.