By Kieran Lynch For Mailonline
Published: 15:03 GMT, 19 January 2020 | Updated: 17:19 GMT, 19 January 2020
Bruno Fernandes has told Sporting Lisbon he is 'desperate' to join Manchester United as he looks to seal a move to Old Trafford.
Both clubs are at loggerheads over the future of the Portuguese midfielder as they look to agree to terms on a deal.
United still want to sign Fernandes in the January transfer window, but they are refusing to meet Sporting's demands which are in the region of £68m.
Bruno Fernandes is keen to join Manchester United before the January transfer window shuts
Now Sky Sports News have reported there is a willingness from all parties to get a deal across the line and talks are expected to continue between the two clubs this week.
Reports in Lisbon claim the deal is in the balance while Sky Sports have been told to 'expect anything'.