Manchester United transfer news: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer calls on Ed Woodward to ‘speed up’ Bruno Fernandes pur

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The Sporting Lisbon midfielder notched 32 goals and 18 assists in the 2018/19 campaign, alerting the likes of Manchester United and Tottenham

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has called on Manchester United chief Ed Woodward to act swiftly to finalise the signing of Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes, according to reports.

The Portugal international, 24, is in high demand after an impressive season for club and country.

Bruno Fernandes, right, is a man in demand this summer

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Bruno Fernandes, right, is a man in demand this summer

Fernandes, who notched an incredible 32 goals and 18 assists for Sporting in 2018/19, is also being courted by United’s Premier League rivals Tottenham.

According to Record, United are still in pole position to land Fernandes this summer.

Woodward remains locked in talks with Fernandes representatives, with Solsjkaer keen for the United chief to thrash out a deal sooner rather than later.

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is set to spend big on new players this summer

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is set to spend big on new players this summer

The Norwegian is set to oversee a huge overhaul of his United squad, with the European giants expected to splash the cash.

To date, the Red Devils have already made one signing, clinching a £15m deal for Swansea City younger Dan James.

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