On Tuesday, we covered an exclusive story from Portuguese newspaper O Jogo which said Chelsea and Atletico Madrid have been following Bruno Fernandes from Benfica.

The outlet said both clubs are evaluating the player’s form this season, which has been great, but didn’t really say anything about how much would they have to pay to take him from Alvalade.

Now on Wednesday, newspaper Correio da Manhã brings a story saying Fernandes is only leaving Lisbon for a fee of €100m, the same as his release clause.

The outlet claims Sporting president Frederico Varanda labels him as ‘non negotiable’.

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Fernandes has 20 goals and 10 assists in 36 appearances for Sporting this season, so it’s not hard to understand why the Lions will work hard to keep him in the summer.

As he’s protected by a contract until 2023, Sporting have a long time to keep rejecting the offers that come for the midfielder.

Chelsea would have to be very persuasive.