Bruno Miguel Borges Fernandes (born 8 September 1994) is a Portuguese footballer who plays for Primeira Liga club Sporting CP and the Portugal national team as a midfielder. Fernandes started his career at Serie B side Novara Calcio and soon featured for Udinese and Sampdoria in Serie A.
In 2017, he signed with Sporting CP where he established himself as one of the best players in the Primeira Liga. He was named the LPFP Primeira Liga Player of the Year in both 2017–18 and 2018–19. In the latter season, he also helped Sporting win the Taça de Portugal. A senior international since 2017, Fernandes represented Portugal at the 2016 Summer Olympics and 2018 FIFA World Cup.
French outfit Lyon have reportedly outmuscled Manchester United to become frontrunners in the race for Feyenoord defender Tyrell Malacia.
The left-back has been linked with an Old Trafford switch over the last few months as Erik ten Hag begins a squad rebuild. United have said they are willing to listen to offers for Brandon Williams after a stale loan spell at Norwich.
Despite having Under-23s player of the season Alvaro Fernandez among his youth ranks, reports suggest Ten Hag is looking for another left-back.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk