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Bruno Fernandes is desperate to join Manchester United this month despite interest from the likes of Real Madrid and Tottenham, according to transfer expert Duncan Castles.

The Sporting Lisbon midfielder is poised to complete his dream switch to Old Trafford after being heavily linked with a move back in the summer, following talks between his agent, the Portuguese outfit and United chiefs.

Spurs and Madrid remain interested, but Castles insists Fernandes is eager to sign for the Red Devils.

“United can do this if they want to, they’re very close to the numbers Sporting want,” he said on the Transfer Window podcast.

“They’re kind of fiddling around in the margins to get the details though.

“Bruno wants to come there and as it stands I’m not hearing of any other club who are making an offer that would prevent United from taking the player.”

Bruno Fernandes to Manchester United remains highly likely this month