Roma target Sporting Lisbon star

AS Roma have reportedly set their sights on Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes, claims Gianluca Di Marzio

The 23-year-old is currently attempting to rescind his contract at Sporting along with several of his teammates.

Fernandes has been named as part of the Portugal World Cup squad after having a breakthrough season at Sporting and is expected to be in high demand in this summer’s transfer market.

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While Roma have already added four new players to his squad, the Giallorossi are interested in pursuing a move for Fernandes due to the uncertain future of Radja Nainggolan.

Recently reports in Italy have emerged that Inter Milan are preparing a €29m deal for Nainggolan and that a deal could be completed on July 1, which would then force Roma to look for a replacement.

Fernandes scored 11 goals and added eight assists in 33 appearances for Sporting last season in the Primeira Liga.

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