Bruno Fernandes: Man United abandon move for Portuguese star over his 'wayward' passing

Bruno Fernandes: Man United abandon move for Portuguese star over his 'wayward' passing

- Bruno Fernandes's move to Man United may have been dumped by the EPL club

- The 24-year-old was closed to joining the Red Devils this summer in a £64m deal

- United however pulled the plug on the deal due to the player's constant loss of possession on the ball

Manchester United have reportedly admitted that they abandoned chase for Bruno Fernandes after scouts noticed he gives away the ball too often.

The Portuguese midfielder was tipped as replacement for Real Madrid target Paul Pogba in a £64 million deal this summer.

However, the Red Devils pulled a plug on the move for the Sporting Lisbon star after their scouts advised them on the status of the player as reported by SunSport quoting Daily Mail.

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The publication further revealed that the 24-year-old managed to complete 75.1 percent passes last season as compared to Paul Pogba's 82.8 percent success rate.

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Meanwhile, Fernandes was said to have showed the quality that attracted interests from top European coaches on Sunday.

He put the ball one side of a Maritimo defender and then sprinted past him on the other side in his team's draw.

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The skill however confused the full-back as Fernandes eventually put the ball into the danger zone. The move came minutes after assisting Sebastian Coates's equaliser in the 29th minute.

They conceded an early goal with Getterson firing the home team ahead in the third-minute of the encounter.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Manchester United have have sealed the signing of Norwegian wonderkid Isak Hansen-Aaroen, who was widely linked to Everton and Liverpool.

The promising forward sparked into he scene with Tromso's academy and has since featured for Norway's under 15s.

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The Mirror UK reports the teenager trialed with Liverpool and Everton but resolved to join rivals United.

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