The longest transfer saga of the new decade has finally come to the conclusion- Sporting Lisbon captain Bruno Fernandes is off to Manchester United.

United have finally confirmed a deal with Sporting to sign Bruno Fernandes, who has arrived in Manchester and is set to be unveiled on Thursday.

Fernandes (left) pictured alongside his agent (right) on the private plane to Manchester
Bruno Fernandes and his agent George Mendes en-route to Manchester. PHOTO/COURTESY

Sporting have revealed the full details of Fernandes’ £68m move – with United paying an initial fee of £46.6m upfront and a maximum of around £21m in add-ons depending on both the player’s and United’s displays during his time in Manchester.

Bruno Fernandes will join Manchester United in a £68million deal from Sporting Lisbon
Bruno Fernandes will join Manchester United in a £68million deal from Sporting Lisbon. PHOTO/COURTESY

The Lisbon outfit also revealed that they have inserted a 10% sell on clause if The Red Devils cash in on the midfielder in future.

Fernandes terminated his contract with Sporting at the head office on Wednesday afternoon and was filmed by Portuguese television channels arriving at the airport and boarding the plane.

The Portugal international was filmed boarding a private plane heading for Manchester
Fernandes was filmed making way to the airport ahead of the move to United. PHOTO/COURTESY

The 25-year old recorded a goodbye message to Sporting fans before flying to Manchester for a medical.

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