And Romelu Lukaku is third, with United spending £75m to sign the Belgium international from Everton back in 2017.
Should United get a deal for Fernandes done – for Sporting’s asking price – then the player would come in at fourth on the list.
Meanwhile, Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson believes United should abandon their pursuit of Fernandes – and go for Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish instead.
He told the Daily Star: “Forget Bruno Fernandes – Manchester United should be trying to sign Jack Grealish.
“He is one of the top ten players in the Premier League right now. He is absolutely different class and would walk into almost any other Premier League team.
Published at Sun, 26 Jan 2020 11:41:00 +0000