Another day, another chance for Manchester United supporters to lose their minds over why they haven't signed Bruno Fernandes yet.
We've been waiting for decades for some movement on this one. Literally, two decades. They were supposed to sign him for the entirety of last summer (even though there was never any concrete interest) but actually moved to open talks with Sporting CP only last week, months and months too late.
If only it was as simple as 'just pay the money!' for a club who have been criticised for years for overpaying for players.
A list of people called Bruno who Man Utd could sign before Bruno Fernandes.— Scott Saunders (@_scottsaunders) January 14, 2020
Bruno (39, from Brighton)
Bruno Martins-Indi (tried years ago but failed, so maybe not)
Anyway, given the talk is gathering pace (despite nothing really happening) we at 90min figured it may be time to start a special Bruno Fernandes Daily section - where you can come to for all the latest on what has/has not happened regarding his probable transfer to Old Trafford this month.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Response to the Bruno Fernandes Talk
First, we'll go with what's actually come from the club today. Solskjaer spoke about transfers at the club's press conference prior to the FA Cup replay with Wolves. And here's what he said.
"I’ve got no transfer updates, so no. If we get something that we can tell you about we will, but I’ve got no news now."
It's not "Man City put their best team out so we're going in the right direction" or "we have to be at our best to beat Norwich", so consider it a win.
What They're Saying in Portugal
Sport Witness do a good job, as ever, of summarising what they're saying in the Portuguese papers today.
A Bola say a fee of
Bruno Guimarães— Scott Saunders (@_scottsaunders) January 14, 2020
Bruno Fernandes pic.twitter.com/Lrj0RUGk48
What They're Saying in the UK
Reports from around the country are suggesting he's going to earn £100,000 a week, while others say it's £150,000.
So, What's Actually Going On?