Tottenham Hotspur transfer target Bruno Fernandes would be a hit in the Premier League according to Portuguese football journalist Felipe Dias.
Fernandes has been linked with a move to Spurs along with Manchester United and Liverpool over the past few weeks but a deal has failed to materialise (Express).
The 24-year-old is attracting interest after who scoring 32 goals last season in all competitions from midfield for Sporting Lisbon.
Dias is under no illusion that Fernandes has all the assets to be able to be a success in the English top flight.
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Portuguese football journalist Felipe Dias explains why Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes would thrive in the Premier League.
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Dias told Sky Sports: “I have no doubt that Fernandes can thrive in the Premier League. This guy can play with and against the best of them.
“I’ve been a journalist for 20 years and watched football for as long as I can remember – I have never seen a player do what Bruno Fernandes did last season.
“We’re talking about an offensive centre midfielder who scored 32 goals. Even in domestic Portuguese football and the Europa League, which admittedly isn’t the most glamourous, you cannot deny his talent.”
“He is already a ready-made player for the Premier League in my opinion. He is a leader on the pitch, a natural born passer and a deadly finisher with either foot. He is quick, strong and has good positioning.
“He played in Italy for a little while which helped (develop) his tactical sense. I don’t have a bad word to say about him as a footballer. At 24 years old, why he has not been transferred yet is the big question.”
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