Bruno Fernandes‘Negotiations for a contract extension with Manchester United stalled. The player wants to earn a salary similar to that of the club’s best players, which is far from his current level.
The former Sporting CP star became favorites at Old Trafford shortly after landing from Portugal and he put in his last great performance in UnitedDraw 2-2 with Aston Villa at the weekend, scored twice.
But Athletic have reported that negotiations for an extension Fernandez“The contract and his salary increase stalled in the fall and are expected to resume in May.
Though Fernandez doubled his salary when he moved from Sporting to Old Trafford, the 27-year-old is nowhere near the best player in the Manchester United.
Salary difference at United
Paul Pogba, Raphael Varane, Anthony Martial, Jadon Sancho, Edinson Cavani and Marcus Rashford are believed to earn more than twice as much as Fernandez does, while David de Gea and Cristiano Ronaldo take home about four times as much.
United however, remain calm about the situation. Fernandez he has a contract until 2025 and there is an option to extend his contract for another year.
Negotiations have been suspended for the time being and will resume at the end of the season, when both sides have a better idea of what lies ahead for the club in 2022/23.