Man Utd clear for Bruno Fernandes move as Jose pulls Spurs out of running

first_imgSPURS boss Jose Mourinho has ruled out a move for Sporting Lisbon star Bruno Fernandes.And that means the path is clear for Manchester United to make a big-money swoop in January.1 Jose Mourinho admits Spurs will not be making a move for Man Utd target Bruno FernandesCredit: EPAIt was reckoned Mourinho wanted to bring Fernandes to his new club this winter as a replacement for contract rebel Christian Eriksen.Fernandes, 25, scored an incredible 31 goals in all competitions last season.But despite being marked as one of the best potential buys of the summer, with Man City and Liverpool also linked, Fernandes ended up staying put in Portugal.He dealt suitors a huge blow last month by signing a new four-year deal with a whopping £85million release clause.However, fresh reports claim Sporting are still prepared to sell Fernandes.And they would even accept a bid of £60m despite his contracted exit fee.But Mourinho insists that Spurs can’t afford to do a deal for his compatriot.And the Special One’s former side Man Utd could now be in pole position to pull off a Prem deal for the Portuguese playmaker.Latest Man Utd newsLive Blogunited newsMan Utd news LIVE – Latest updates from Old TraffordMAN DOWNUtd and City face TWO-WEEK summer if they reach Euro finals before new Prem seasonDEPAY CHARTMan Utd flop Memphis used computer data and analytics to quit Old TraffordODS ON?Ighalo to leave Man Utd TOMORROW unless dramatic extension can be reachedPEA SHOOTERHernandez: Man Utd ‘still haunted’ by ‘mistake’ of Moyes replacing FergusonDEVIL’S ADVOCATEEx-Man Utd star Chadwick dreaded being picked for Keane’s team in trainingMourinho told Sport TV: “We are a different club at this level.“We are not a club that is going to make big transfers in the market, nor is it going towards players who are already developed or at a certain level of expectation, also economically.“I would definitely say no because Bruno is a player of a level and a value that is not for us.”Man United vs Tottenham FREE: Live stream, TV channel and kick-off time for Premier League clashlast_img

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