Manuel Henrique Tavares Fernandes (Portuguese pronunciation: [mɐnuˈɛɫ fɨɾˈnɐ̃dɨʃ]; born 5 February 1986) is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Russian club FC Lokomotiv Moscow as a midfielder.
He started his professional career with Benfica at only 18, then went on to compete in England and Spain, mainly at the service of Everton and Valencia. He signed with Beşiktaş in January 2011, spending the following three-and-a-half seasons with the club before joining Lokomotiv Moscow.
Fernandes represented the Portugal under-21 team in two European Championships. He made his debut with the full side in 2005, being part of the 2018 World Cup squad at the age of 32.Description provided by Wikipedia
Spurs appear to have beaten West Ham to the loan signing of the 21-year-old midfielder Gedson Fernandes on an 18-month deal
The Portuguese midfielder is the expensive, talented player United actually needed, a Paul Pogba who wants to be there
Sources at the east London club are sceptical a deal will be completed for the highly rated Portugal midfielder Gedson Fernandes, with talks with Benfica yet to progress far