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Official: Man Utd Announce New Star Signing

With manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looking for ways to strengthen his side, Manchester United have officially announced the signing of a new midfield star, who became the most expensive signing this window.

Read: Official: Mourinho Completes EPL's Biggest January Deal So Far

The Red Devils have confirmed the acquisition of Portugal international Bruno Fernandes from Sporting Lisbon.

The club's statement read:

"Manchester United is delighted to announce it has reached agreement with Sporting Clube de Portugal for the transfer of Bruno Fernandes.

"The deal is subject to a medical and the agreement of personal terms.

"A further announcement will be made in due course."

Fernandes joins the Red Devils on an initial fee of €55 million plus another €25 million in add-ons, according to reports, making him one of the club's costliest buys in history.

Click through the gallery below to see United's most expensive signings ever:

The 25-year-old was linked with the Manchester club at the beginning of the season, while teams such as Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool were also previously said to be interested in securing his signature.

Fernandes scored 63 goals and assisted a further 51 strikes in 134 matches for Sporting following his arrival at the Primeira Liga club from Sampdoria in 2017.

Are you looking forward to seeing what impact Fernandes will have at United? Let us know in the comments section below.

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