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face battle for Bruno Fernandes as Atletico 'plan £44.6million bid next week' for Sporting Lisbon star Atletico Madrid are reportedly planning to bid £44.6million for Bruno Fernandes are interested in the Sporting star but face competition  Tottenham and Manchester City have already distanced themselves from a move Atleti are planning to use funds from Antoine Griezmann's exit for the transfer 

By Peter Rutzler For Mailonline

Published: 14:50 BST, 16 June 2019 | Updated: 14:50 BST, 16 June 2019

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face renewed competition for the signature of Sporting Lisbon star Bruno Fernandes as Atletico Madrid are reportedly planning to make a £44.6million bid for the Portugal international next week. 

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side are monitoring Fernandes as they seek to recruit two midfielders, one creative and one defensive, and as Sportsmail revealed earlier this week, they were given a boost by news that Tottenham had joined Manchester City in distancing themselves from Fernandes. 

But according to Portuguese outlet A Bola, it is Atletico who are planning to make the first-move by preparing a €50m bid (£44.6m), which could rise to €60m (£53.5m) with add-ons.

Atletico Madrid are reportedly planning to make a bid for Bruno Fernandes next week

Atletico Madrid are reportedly planning to make a bid for Bruno Fernandes next week

Diego Simeone is already planning how to reinvest the funds from Antoine Griezmann's exit

Diego Simeone is already planning how to reinvest the funds from Antoine Griezmann's exit

The Spanish club intend to use funds from the departure of outgoing forward Antoine Griezmann to push

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