When we say that four different newspapers have stories about Bruno Fernandes today, it may sound like there’s big news about the midfielder’s saga. But unfortunately, it’s more of the same coming from the Portuguese media.

Let’s start with Correio da Manhã and Record, who bring quotes from the Sporting manager Marcelo Keizer. He’s admitted that “it will be hard for Bruno to stay”, and knows he could lose his top scorer from last season.

Record also adds it’s Manchester United who currently lead the race for the player, even though the Red Devils are still to make an official bid for him. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side are said to be followed by Tottenham Hotspur, Liverpool, PSG and Inter Milan in the race.

Jornal de Notícias brings some news about a new approach from Liverpool, and that could prompt a new attempt from Manchester United or Tottenham Hotspur.

It’s claimed that this ‘approach’, which sounds more like an offer, could awaken the Red Devils and the Spurs, who both managed to sign other players this week, and convince them to offer more.

Liverpool are not matching Sporting’s €70m demands, so that still gives the Old Trafford or the White Hart Lane side a chance to please the Lisbon club.

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Meanwhile, A Bola is the one who continues to believe that a transfer to the Premier League could be done very soon.

They say even though Bruno Fernandes is supposed to join Sporting’s squad next Thursday, there’s a chance he will no longer be one of their players by then.

A Bola continues to say that agent Miguel Pinho has been in touch with Manchester United and Tottenham, and both clubs have been offering €55m, with no will to raise their bids.

Even though that’s still far from what Sporting demand, A Bola writes that the process has been taking ‘large steps’ and ‘everything should be decided this week’.