Manchester United Portguese star Bruno Fernandes is wanted by Saudi league leaders Al Hilal, according to a report. Erik ten Haga’s side are also said to be battling neighbors Manchester City to sign Crystal Palace star Michael Olis, with Kylian Mbappe said to have made up his mind to join Real Madrid once his contract at Paris Saint-Germain expires.
Manchester United’s Bruno Fernandes is a target for Saudi Arabian Pro League club Al Hilal, according to a report in the Daily Star.
Fernandes, 29, whose stats since joining United in January 2019 have been described by Rio Ferdinand as “off the charts”, would join Neymar and Ruben Neves if he joins Al Hilal, who are currently leading the charge in Saudi Arabia. Arabia.
Reason Why Bruno Fernandes turned down Saudi Pro League
The report said: “The Portuguese playmaker is understood to have turned down a massive offer to leave Old Trafford in favor of a move to the Middle East. However, the problem does not disappear when talking about the leaders of the Saudi Pro League. Al Hilal will make another attempt to sign the midfielder in the summer.
“This follows a report from Portuguese outlet Record which suggested that Jorge Jesus is keen on a reunion with his former charge. Jesus, 69, briefly managed Fernandes at Sporting CP before his first stint in Riyadh and now appears to have intending additional charm as colleagues in a luxurious environment.
“The 29-year-old is under contract in Manchester until the summer of 2026 with an option to extend for a further year if both parties agree. However, interest from Saudi Arabia could be one of United’s few options to recoup most of their initial outlay on the player if they choose collect.”