Portuguese midfielder, Bruno Fernandez has completed his move from Sporting Lisbon to Manchester United.
Premier League side, Manchester United confirmed the capturing of their long time transfer target, Bruno Fernandez just before the end of the January window.
As stated on their official website, Fernandez secured a five year contract at Old Trafford with an option to extend for another year.
With 63 goals and 52 assists in 137 appearances for Sporting Lisbon, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has added a real asset to his rich midfield warchest.
The 25 year-old who has represented Portugal 19 times, and was part of their Uefa Nations league winning side is popularly known for his goals from range.
Fernandez, who reportedly cost United £55 million plus £25 million in performance related add-ons joins the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Nani in a growing list of players who have made the move from José Alvalade Stadium to Old Trafford.
The player had this to say with quotes via Manutd.com
My love of Manchester United really started when I used to watch Cristiano Ronaldo play and ever since then I have been a big fan of this great club. For me to now play for Manchester United feels incredible, I have worked hard to get to this moment and I can promise the fans that I will give everything for the badge to help bring us more success and trophies. I want to thank Sporting for everything they have done for me. It is surreal to hear the nice words that have been said about me from players that used to play for this team. A massive thank you to Ole and everyone at Manchester United for the trust they have shown in me and I can’t wait to start to repay that on the pitch. that used to play for this team. A massive thank you to Ole and everyone at Manchester United for the trust they have shown in me and I can’t wait to start to repay that on the pitch.