Portuguese and Sporting Lisbon midfielder, the 25-year-old Bruno Fernandes set to be on his way to Manchester United and his coach feels he is worthy of the move.
thescoreng learnt that Sporting Manager Silas says Bruno Fernandes will be one of the best midfielder in English Premier League following his move to United this season.
Fernandes storm Sporting lineup against Benfica last night as they lost 2-0 to the visiting team but the 25-year-old is kneel in to join the Red Devils this transfer market.
Sporting manager Silas believes Bruno Fernandes is one of the best midfielders around and says he deserves to play in the Premier League.
The 25-year-old has been heavily linked to Manchester United, who are said to be determined to sign him from the Portuguese giants this month.
According to goal.com, Sporting are reportedly demanding €65 million (£55m/$72m) for the former Udinese and Sampdoria man, though Silas says he is worth even more than is being talked about.
And while the 43-year-old does not know when the move will be wrapped up, he says he will not try to discourage Fernandes from leaving for Old Trafford at this point in the season.
When asked at a press conference if he can count on the star for Sporting’s upcoming Taca da Liga semi-final clash against Sporting Braga, Silas replied: “I don’t know. For now I think so. I will prepare for the game with Bruno in mind, but from here on out I don’t know what could happen.
“He’s a player who wants to play in a league superior to ours. What player wouldn’t want to play in the English league? It’s hard to tell him: ‘don’t go’.
“Bruno deserves to play in those kind of leagues and the best is that one. If he is one of the best he has to be there.”
But the coach is confident his side will be able to recover from the loss of their star man.