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Fernandes’ representatives have been in the UK and have spoken to four Premier League clubs

Last Updated: 03/01/20 8:06pm

West Ham and Manchester United are among four Premier League clubs linked with Benfica youngster Gedson Fernandes – but why is the 20-year-old in demand?

Fernandes posted on Instagram with an Irons symbol, suggesting a move to London Stadium could be imminent, with David Moyes looking to add to his midfield options after a 4-0 win against Bournemouth in his first game in charge.

Meanwhile, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has admitted the club want to recruit in central midfield, with Paul Pogba and Scott McTominay sidelined – leaving only Nemanja Matic, Fred and Andreas Pereira to call upon.

0:33 Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reveals Manchester United are looking at ‘one or two’ midfielders in the transfer window following injuries to Paul Pogba and Scott McTominay

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reveals Manchester United are looking at ‘one or…