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Sporting CP release full details of Fernandes fee paid by Man Utd

Sporting CP have released details of Bruno Fernandes' transfer fee received from Manchester United.

Documents released to the CMVM, the Portuguese Securities Market Commission, by Sporting have now confirmed the details of the deal.

They show that the Red Devils paid a fixed amount of €55million (£46m) up front with a number of bonuses which can reach €25m (£21m).

Sporting also still have a 10% sell-on clause should be eventually leave Manchester United, whilst his former club, Sampdoria, netted some of the fee.

A total of €5.5million (£4.61m) went to intermediaries in the deal, being split between Jorge Mendes' Gestifute agency and PositionNumber, the agency which represents Bruno Fernandes via his brother-in-law, Miguel Pinho.

As a result, Sporting pocketed €34.13million from the sale before add-ons.

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