After looking at Jack Grealish, Donny van de Beek, James Maddison and Kai Havertz, Manchester United are pushing to land Bruno Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is keeping coy over potential Old Trafford incomings, but negotiations for the Portuguese continue.
Another player previously linked with United, Christian Eriksen, has looked likely to join Inter Milan.
But with the Italians’ struggling to agree a deal with Tottenham, Paris Saint-Germain are now making their move.
The French Champions see the Denmark international as a bargain.
Spurs themselves are closing in on Gedson Fernandes, another Portuguese midfielder, as a replacement, with the Benfica man set to join on an initial 18-month loan.
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is seeking reinforcements, and must still decide where next for Eddie Nketiah, back at London Colney after his loan with Leeds United was cut short.
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