In a testament to his dedication to Manchester United, Bruno Fernandes has reportedly declined a lucrative offer from Al-Hilal this January, despite the Saudi Arabian club presenting what has been described as an ‘astronomical offer’. This news comes via Record, as cited by Sport Witness, highlighting the Manchester United captain’s commitment to the Premier League giants.
Fernandes, who has previously played under Al-Hilal’s current manager, Jorge Jesus, at Sporting Club de Portugal, was apparently the subject of a significant approach by the Saudi team. Jesus, keen on a reunion with Fernandes, seems to have his sights set on continuing attempts to secure the midfielder’s services into the summer, according to the same sources.
Despite what many would consider an ‘irrefutable’ financial proposition, Fernandes has opted to remain at Old Trafford. His decision is fueled by a desire to continue competing for titles in European football, specifically with Manchester United. This indicates that, at least for now, both the player and the club are not entertaining thoughts of a transfer, even in the face of substantial monetary incentives.
The ongoing interest from Al-Hilal suggests that they might revisit their pursuit in the upcoming transfer window, depending on shifts in Fernandes’ career aspirations or potential uncertainties surrounding Manchester United’s future.
This situation underscores the strong bond Fernandes feels towards Manchester United and his determination to achieve more in European competitions, resisting lucrative offers from abroad.