Porto midfielder Fernando is likely to make a summer move to the Premier League, according to his agent.

The Brazilian ace was heavily linked with Manchester City last month, with a deadline day switch rumoured to have been thwarted by his employers’ valuation.

Since then ‘The Octopus’ has penned a new contract at Porto, which looked to have ended all hopes of a summer move.

However, the 26-year-old’s agent, Antonio Araujo, says that a switch to England in six months’ time is still on the agenda:

“God willing, Fernando will play in the Premier League,” he is quoted by The Metro.

“Manchester City were a strong candidate, but were not alone in the race.”

As Araujo mentioned, there are a number of other top sides believed to be interested in his client.

Liverpool and Manchester United are two names to have been mooted, with both clubs said to be keen on snapping up a defensive midfielder.

Chelsea have also been suggested, while interest from Juventus is said to be strong.

Fernando’s contract runs until 2017, but may have been simply a move to ensure that Porto receive a fee for his services in the summer.

Click below to find out how mini can be mighty!

unileverldb

What do you think?

Sign in with Facebook and be
entered for a chance to
Win a pair of Puma evoPOWER football boots

Terms and Conditions

Why?

  • Sign up in 2 seconds
  • Use your FB profile image
  • No need to remember a password
  • See which of your friends would like this

Note: We don't post to your wall

Login

Comment without logging in

You will need to fill this out each time to comment so why not quickly login with Facebook!

*

What do you think?

Sign in with Facebook and be
entered for a chance to
Win a pair of Puma evoPOWER football boots

Terms and Conditions

Why login with Facebook?

  • Sign up in 2 seconds
  • Use your FB profile image
  • No need to remember a password
  • See which of your friends would like this

Note: We don't post to your wall