The Premier League club were understood to have agreed to pay Sporting an initial 45million euros (£38m) for the 23-year-old.
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The 2022 summer transfer window is in full swing, and several Premier League clubs have been busy in the market as they look to strengthen their squads ahead of the 2022/23 season.