Ole Gunnar Solskjaer pictured during Manchester United match.

Solskjaer reacts to Bruno Fernandes news

Wednesday 29 January 2020 19:01

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has provided his reaction to the news that a deal has been agreed with Sporting Lisbon for the signing of Bruno Fernandes.

The two clubs confirmed on Wednesday afternoon that agreement has been reached on a move for the 25-year-old Portugal international.

Personal terms and a medical need to be finalised in order to rubber-stamp the transfer.

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"I'm delighted that we've agreed with Sporting," he told MUTV at the Etihad Stadium, in advance of the Carabao Cup semi-final second leg with Manchester City.

"There have been good negotiations with the club and we know, through history, these two clubs have been good with each other.

“Now we've reached that agreement, hopefully we can get the boy's contract over the line and the medical done and then, hopefully we can announce it."

In a separate interview with Sky Sports, Ole described the deal as "exciting" as he closes in on his fourth capture since taking over as manager.

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