Bruno Miguel Borges Fernandes (born 8 September 1994) is a Portuguese footballer who plays for Primeira Liga club Sporting CP and the Portugal national team as a midfielder. Fernandes started his career at Serie B side Novara Calcio and soon featured for Udinese and Sampdoria in Serie A.
In 2017, he signed with Sporting CP where he established himself as one of the best players in the Primeira Liga. He was named the LPFP Primeira Liga Player of the Year in both 2017–18 and 2018–19. In the latter season, he also helped Sporting win the Taça de Portugal. A senior international since 2017, Fernandes represented Portugal at the 2016 Summer Olympics and 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Former OGC Nice manager Adrian Ursea has offered an insight into INEOS' ownership of a football club, explaining that impending Manchester United investor Sir Jim Ratcliffe is unlikely to get in the way of manager Erik ten Hag.
The British billionaire, who is the founder of INEOS, is on the cusp of finalising a deal to secure a 25 per cent stake in United.
Talks have been ongoing for several months and there is a growing understanding that an announcement could arrive within the coming days.
Should INEOS get the deal over the line, United will become the third football club under their umbrella, already owning both Nice and Swiss side FC Lausanne-Sport.Read more on manchestereveningnews.co.uk