Reports in Portugal claim that 24 year old attacking midfielder Bruno Fernandes is set to ignore interest from Liverpool and rather move to Tottenham. The former Udinese and Sampdoria player has scored 20 goals in 33 league games for FC Porto this season and is in high demand.
A player in his mold can keep the final third ticking while being a lethal force in front of goal himself. His 32 goals in all competitions make him an ideal choice in attacking midfield for any team. Besides, Bruno Fernandes can also play as a second striker or in central midfield.
The reports in his native Portugal claim that the midfielder is set to snub the interest from Liverpool. Instead of moving to play with Jurgen Klopp, the Portuguese will play under Mauricio Pochettino at Spurs. A number of big clubs like Manchester United, City, Liverpool and Spurs are said to be after his signature.
It goes on to say that his agent is in London currently and in contact with representatives of the club. Should a deal materialize, it has the potential to become Spurs’ record signing. Tottenham also bid £53 million a few days ago for Giovani Lo Celso, a player in much the same mould.
Apart from the fact that Lo Celso plays in a bigger league, the numbers are completely stacked in Bruno Fernandes’ favour. His 32 goals and 18 assists for the season completely overshadowing the sixteen scored by Giovani Lo Celso. The fee being reported for this deal is somewhere in the region of £70 million but when you want a player who can contribute 50 goals a season to your cause- you get him!